Summer Taylor, 24, and their friend, Diaz Love, were hit by a car at high speed during a Black Lives Matter protest on Seattle’s Interstate 5. The road had been closed to drivers to allow the demonstration to take place. A man has been arrested in connection with the incident.
Trooper Rick Johnson posted two pictures of the suspect vehicle that struck two protesters on I-5 this morning. Investigation into motive and point of entry in to I-5 are still under investigation.
A-A-Ron posted the scene moments before a driver plowed into a crowd of peaceful protesters gathered on I-5 in Seattle early this morning: The Cupid Shuffle and a festive atmosphere.
Dawit Kelete drove the car around vehicles that were blocking I-5 and sped into the crowd about 1:40am, according to a police report released by the Washington State Patrol.