TULALIP – The Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office has finished the autopsy of a woman who was struck and killed in an apparent hit-and-run early Wednesday on the Tulalip Indian Reservation.
The woman’s name is being withheld until the medical examiner is able to confirm her identity through dental records or fingerprints and the woman’s family has been notified, the office announced this morning.
No arrests have been made. Detectives are asking for the public’s help to locate the driver who left the scene of the death. Anyone with information is asked to call the sheriff’s tip line at 425-388-3845.
The Marysville woman, 56, was discovered about 6:40 a.m. lying in a grassy area between southbound I-5 and 34th Avenue NE. Snohomish County sheriff’s detectives believe she was struck while walking northbound on 34th Avenue NE near the east shoulder of the road, just south of Suburban Propane.
Police believe the woman was killed sometime between 4:45 a.m. and 6:40 a.m on Wednesday.