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Police lights. File photo

Man killed in Kent hit-and-run identified

Alvin G. Walker, 44, died after being struck by a vehicle while walking along Central Avenue North

A man killed in a hit-and-run Feb. 28 in Kent has been identified as 44-year-old Alvin G. Walker.

Walker died from multiple blunt force injuries, according to the King County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Walker was a pedestrian along Central Avenue North near South 228th Street when a vehicle hit him at about 9:49 p.m., according to Kent Police. A witness told officers they heard a pedestrian being struck by a vehicle, but the driver fled the scene without stopping.

Officers responded to the call and found two people standing in the roadway and Walker with life-threatening injuries on the ground. Walker died at the scene.

As of March 6, police were still looking for the driver.

Anyone who witnessed the hit-and-run is asked to call the Kent Police tip line at 253-856-5808 or email KPDTips@kentwa.gov.

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