$1.2 million bail for driver that hit 2 Seattle protesters

SEATTLE (AP) — A judge set bail at $1.2 million on Monday for the man accused of driving a Jaguar on to a closed Seattle freeway and hitting two protesters, killing one.

Police say Dawit Kelete, who is Black, drove the car around vehicles that were parked on Interstate 5 to protect a group of Black Femme March demonstrators.

They say he hit two people and sped away early Saturday.

He was taken into custody, and a judge found probable cause to hold Kelete on an investigation of vehicular assault.

He is scheduled to be charged Wednesday.


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