UPDATE 12:49 p.m.
A 55-year-old man who was found hurt on Aurora Avenue North Tuesday morning, possibly after being struck by a hit-and-run driver, has died at Harborview Medical Center, according to the King County Sheriff’s Office.
Sheriff’s Sgt. Stan Seo said investigators aren’t sure what caused the man’s death. He said that no witnesses have reported seeing the man being struck by a hit-and-run driver.
The man has not been identified; the sheriff’s office is searching for witnesses.
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King County sheriff’s deputies are investigating what appears to be a hit-and-run that injured a pedestrian in Shoreline on Tuesday morning.
The man was found just after 7:30 a.m. in a northbound lane of Aurora Avenue North, near the intersection with North 170th Street. A methadone clinic is nearby, said sheriff’s spokesman Sgt. Stan Seo.
Seo said the man “was pretty out of it” when he spoke with investigators.
“The injuries are consistent with being hit by a car, but we don’t have any witnesses,” Seo said. “We have a guy with injuries who was found down near the roadway.”
Seo said the man suffered “significant injuries” and is being taken to a hospital.
One lane northbound lane of Aurora Avenue North is closed while deputies investigate.