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Man hit Friday on Hilltop street dies of his injuries

Post by Stacey Mulick / The News Tribune on Jan. 4, 2012 at 12:00 pm with No Comments »
January 4, 2012 12:47 pm

A man who was hit as he crossed South 11th Street on Friday afternoon died of his injuries.

Clarence Czapiewski, 75, had been taken to Madigan Army Medical Center after the 2 p.m. crash. He died of his injuries a short time later, the Pierce County Medical Examiner’s Office reported.

According to Tacoma police, Czapiewski was walking across South 11th Street near Martin Luther King Jr. Way. He was about mid-block when he was hit by a car.

The driver stopped and was interviewed by police.  She was not cited at the scene.

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