Summer Taylor, 24, of Seattle, died Saturday evening at Harborview Medical Center, hospital spokeswoman Susan Gregg said. She had arrived at the hospital in critical condition.
Diaz Love, 32, of Portland, Ore., remains in serious condition in the intensive care unit, Gregg said.
Police, firefighters and EMTs attended the scene. Two police cruisers pursued the driver after coming through. pic.twitter.com/ZAuHa2m4AL
— Ian Miles Cheong (@stillgray) July 4, 2020
Taylor and Love were struck at about 1:40 a.m. when a white Jaguar sped into the group protesting police brutality on Interstate 5, according to a police report released by the Washington State Patrol.
Before the news of Taylor’s death, the Washington State Patrol tweeted late Saturday that it will no longer allow protesters on I-5, arresting all pedestrians found walking on the freeway. The patrol said the move was for the safety of all citizens. – READ MORE
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