- Associated Press - Thursday, October 6, 2016

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) - The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office will not recommend charges against a Mukilteo man whose car hit and killed a 7-year-old girl earlier this year.

The Daily Herald reports (https://bit.ly/2cUOF3s ) that the sheriff’s office announced Wednesday that the Collision Investigation Unit completed a forensic review of the May 7 accident and concluded the driver was not at fault.

First-grader Maimuna Bayo was killed in the collision south of Everett.

Sheriff’s officials say Maimuna was riding her scooter outside an apartment complex when she was struck by the 23-year-old driver. Detectives found the primary cause of the collision was inattention on the part of the child, who was riding her scooter in the path of the approaching vehicle.


Information from: The Daily Herald, https://www.heraldnet.com

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