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Tacoma man hit on SR 512 while changing flat tire in stable condition

Post by Alexis Krell / The News Tribune on Sep. 16, 2012 at 10:56 pm with No Comments »
September 16, 2012 10:56 pm

A 39-year-old Tacoma man was taken to Tacoma General Hospital Friday night after he was hit by a 1996 Nissan Pickup while changing a flat tire on his own vehicle on the side of eastbound state Route 512, according to the Washington State Patrol.

He was in stable condition Sunday night, according to the hospital.

The crash happened about 7:30 p.m. on eastbound 512, East of 31st Avenue Southwest. The driver of the pickup was a 24-year-old man from Tacoma, according to the State Patrol.

The cause of the accident was DUI, the State Patrol said.

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