49-Year-Old Thomas Roberts Struck and Killed on US Highway 12

TACOMA, WA (October 6, 2021) – 49-year-old Thomas Roberts died on Saturday after being hit by a vehicle while standing outside his SUV on US Highway 12.

The tragic accident occurred at 12:50 a.m. on US Highway 12 near Satsop in Grays Harbor County.

Officers stated Roberts, and his 42-year-old female companion from Puyallup, pulled over to the right shoulder of the Highway.

He was standing outside his SUV when he was struck by an eastbound 32-year-old Hoquiam man.

Roberts died on the spot as a result of the accident. Meanwhile, his 42-year-old female passenger from Puyallup was unharmed.

At this time, the Washington State Patrol is currently looking into the fatal incident.

No further details have been given at this time. Once available, more information will be released to the public.


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