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North Bend Hit-and-Run Victim Identified, Truck Found

Lucinda Fisher Pieczatkowski was identified as the woman who was struck and killed near North Bend Jan. 1. Officers are still searching for the driver of the vehicle.

Lucinda Fisher Pieczatkowski, 57, was identified Wednesday as the woman killed in a hit-and-run accident near North Bend early New Year's Day morning. The King County Medical Examiner's Office identified the woman as Lucinda Fisher, but KCSO Sergeant Cindi West said detectives have identified Fisher under the name Lucinda Fisher Pieczatkowski, of North Bend.

She was originally from Kirkland, a 1974 graduate of Lake Washington High School.

Meanwhile, the King County Sheriff's Office says it has located near North Bend the truck they believe struck and killed her.

Fisher suffered a fractured skull, spine, ribs, pelvis, tibula, fibula, and torn aorta due to blunt force trauma, the Medical Examiner's Office said. The death was ruled accidental, but the King County Sheriff's Office is seeking the driver of the vehicle that struck Fisher and left the scene.

after a dispute in the car in which she was a passenger. A friend of Fisher told Patch the group had been celebrating New Year's Eve at the Eagles Lodge. A short time later her friends found her in a ditch near the 10200 blk of 394th Pl. NE. 

West declined to say exactly where the truck was found due to the ongoing investigation, and investigators have not yet named a suspect in the case.

Anyone who has information is asked call the King County Sheriff’s Office at (206) 296-3311. You can also call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and earn up to a $1,000 reward for information (you may remain anonymous) leading to an arrest in this case.

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