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Antiracist Activist Summer Taylor Killed by Driver Who Targeted Crowd of Protesters

HeadlineJul 06, 2020

In Seattle, 24-year-old antiracist activist Summer Taylor was killed Saturday evening when a driver rammed a crowd of protesters on a closed section of Interstate 5. A second protester was hospitalized in serious condition. The driver fled the scene but was chased down by another protester and arrested. Investigators say they don’t have a motive in the killing. Summer Taylor was an animal lover who worked full-time at a Seattle veterinary clinic.

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