Suspected Tacoma bank robber dies following violent crash
TACOMA -- A suspected bank robber critically injured in a violent crash Tuesday afternoon in Tacoma has died, the Pierce County Medical Examiner's office said.
The man has not yet been identified.
According to witnesses, the suspect robbed a bank near the intersection of J Street and 11th Avenue Tuesday afternoon and jumped into a black SUV. The driver sped onto the street and was broadsided by a white van.
Three people in the van were injured in the crash. They were all alert, but in serious condition at the hospital, police said.