February 5, 2016

Kenyan man killed after van veers into oncoming traffic near Kent, WA

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A Kenyan man was killed Tuesday morning when his van veered into oncoming traffic and hit a car near Kent, King County sheriff’s officials said.

Chrispus Kiliko Musyoka of Seattle, Washington was pronounced dead at the scene while the driver, the driver of the other vehicle escaped with injuries.

Police were called to the scene after reports by motorists of s serious collision.

The accident happened at South 277th Street and West Valley Highway, at about 6 a.m. Mr. Kiliko’s van is said to have been driving east when his van veered into the westbound lanes crashing into the other vehicle.

According to KOMO NEWS, a witness who spoke to the police, the van driving erratically just prior to the accident.

“We may not know exactly why the guy crossed the lane, ever,” said Cindi West of the King County Sheriff’s Office. “It’s just a good reminder for people to pay attention not necessarily to your own driving but to those around you. Just keep an eye out for what other people are doing.”

2 Responses to “Kenyan man killed after van veers into oncoming traffic near Kent, WA”
  1. Jonathan mwathi says:

    R.I.P kiliko. Any one has any contacts to people in WA? I would like to know what are the arragements

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