Interim Lynden Police Chief Dies After Being Hit By Car
November 7, 2019 11:51AM PST
LYNDEN, Wash. (AP) – The interim police chief of Lynden, Washington, has died after being struck by a vehicle Tuesday.
Q13 reports that Michael Knapp, 79, was hit at 5:15 p.m. Tuesday and was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center.
The department says Knapp succumbed to his injuries Wednesday.
The Washington State Patrol said a 19-year-old was driving without headlights when the crash happened.
The driver stayed at the scene and cooperated with authorities.