WSP trooper hits 2 pedestrians in Bellingham

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BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — The Washington State Patrol says a trooper hit two pedestrians in a road about 1 a.m. Friday in Bellingham.

The patrol says the trooper was making a left turn and the pedestrians were intoxicated, wearing dark clothing and trying to cross the street against a “do not cross” sign.

The 30-year-old man and 21-year-old woman were treated at the scene for minor injuries.

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  • Mike

    Sounds a lot like finger pointing at the victim rather than the driver. Don’t make it so one sided until a full investigation is concluded.

  • IP: 174.34.753

    We investigated ourselves and determined we’ve never done a bad thing to anyone of you that didn’t deserve it. Besides, what are you gonna do about it? We may not always have the judges on our sides, but the prosecution is ours.

  • tired worker

    I can not believe how many people cross the roads at night in the rain wearing dark clothes and not in the crosswalk. I work eveings and have had to hit my brakes so many times because of stupid people. Tell me how many of you who have already judged and found the officer quility, would be explaining how it wasn’t your fault you hit these drunk people wearing dark clothes and crossing in a “No crossing” Bet all of you would. Then again maybe you would be the drunk wearing dark clothes, crossing on a Don’t cross

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