Jaahnavi Kandula Death: According to the Seattle Police Department, a lady died after being hit by a marked Seattle police car on Monday night.
Just after eight o’clock on Monday night, the 23-year-old pedestrian was struck while she was crossing Thomas Street and Dexter Avenue North.
The woman was identified as Jaahnavi Kandula by the King County Medical Examiner.
While they waited for the Seattle Fire Department’s medics to arrive, the officers gave CPR.
When the doctors got there, they took control of the situation and took Kandula to Harborview Medical Center, where she later died.
According to the police, the Seattle Fire Department had asked the driving officer to help with a priority one emergency.
The officer joined the organization in November 2019.
The Seattle Police Department says that they are looking into what happened right before the crash. Any additional information discovered will be released subsequently.
The investigation will be overseen by detectives from the Traffic Collision Investigation Squad.
The contact number for anyone with information on the event is 206-684-8923.