73-Year-Old Woman Fatally Struck in Pedestrian Crash on West Nixon Street

PASCO, WA (November 23, 2022) – Tuesday, Maria Larios Torres was killed and a man was injured in a pedestrian hit-and-run on 20th Avenue.

Dispatchers responded to the scene near the intersection of North 20th Avenue and West Nixon Street around 7:00 p.m.

According to reports, the driver of a stolen vehicle struck a husband and wife who were crossing the street. Paramedics transported both pedestrians to a nearby hospital where 73-year-old Torres died.

Crews say the involved man is expected to survive. Although, authorities have not yet released his identity at this time.

Following preliminary investigations, officers located the vehicle that was stolen on November 21st. Once available, further details will be provided.

The team at Sweet James offers their warm and sincerest sympathies to the friends and family of Maria Larios Torres. May the memories of your loved one give you strength in the days ahead.

It is important to have strong legal representation on your side when losing a loved one in a pedestrian crash. Reach out to the wrongful death attorneys at Sweet James today. With 20 years of experience in the field, they know what it takes to help you win your case. Their team understands that nothing can alleviate the emotional pain of a death of a loved one, but they can help you seek justice and compensation. Call their office at (800) 975-3435 for a free and confidential case evaluation. You can reach them 24 hours a day and 7 days a week through email, text, and online chat. For more accident news, click here.

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