Spanaway, Washington man killed in hit and run car crash

Robert A. Hawkins of Spanaway was killed in a hit and run accident in Puyallup early today. The accident occurred at the intersection of State Route 167 and River Road East. The Washington State Patrol said that Michael D. Vaudrin of Spanaway ran a red light and hit Vaudrin’s car. Hawkins was taken to St. Joseph Hospital in Tacoma where he was pronounced dead.

According to The Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Vaudrin got out of his car after the accident and then got back into it and drove away. Police later arrested Vaudrin and they may charge him with vehicular homicide.

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