Seattle Protester Dies, Driver of Car in Police Custody

July 5, 2020

By: Staff Report

SEATTLE, Wa. – According to KIRO 7 in Seattle, one protester has died and another is in serious condition after being hit by a car that plowed into a crowd on I-5 near the Olive Way overpass.

A spokesperson for Harborview Medical Center confirmed that 24-year-old Summer Taylor, ‘died from her injuries.’

24-year-old Summer Taylor

The other victim, 32-year-old Diaz Love remains in serious condition in the ICU.

The driver of the Jaguar, Dawit Kelete was booked into the King County Correctional Facility at 7:24 a.m. Saturday on two counts of vehicular assault. Bail was denied. It was not immediately clear if Kelete had an attorney who could speak on his behalf and Kings County Jail has not updated their public records as of 4 PM today.

Dawit Kelete, Driver of the Jaguar that Killed One Protester and Critically Injured Another in Seattle WA.

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