Pedestrian Killed After Jump From Freeway Overpass Identified
July 18, 2018
(TACOMA, WA.) – The Washington State Patrol has identified a person who reportedly jumped from a freeway overpass in Tacoma and was then struck by a car, as a Seattle resident.
The patrol report says the incident happened about 11:40 pm Monday evening July 16th in Tacoma.
A woman “jumped from the 21st Street overpass onto I-705” said a WSP statement and landed in lane one of two where she was then hit by a vehicle driving in lane one.
The woman who died was identified last evening as 54-year old Gina R. O’Hearn of Seattle. She was deceased at the scene.
The roadway was blocked for two hours.