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Seattle Police officer not charged in death of Jaahnavi Kandula who was hit in crosswalk

Posted on AllSides February 21st, 2024
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The Seattle police officer who struck and killed 23-year-old grad student Jaahnavi Kandula will not face charges, the King County Prosecutor's Office announced Wednesday. Officer Kevin Dave was driving 74 mph in a 25 mph zone on Jan. 23, 2023, speeding through red lights on the way to a high-priority overdose call. Kandula was walking along a crosswalk at Dexter Ave N and Thomas St, when Dave fatally struck her and sent her 138 feet down the street. Dave was then seen on body camera calling dispatch for help and...

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