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CIU Investigates Fatal Crash in Arlington

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  November 10, 2019

CONTACT: Courtney O’Keefe, Communications Specialist, Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office, Courtney.O’, 425-388-3865, Media line: 425-249-6263

ARLINGTON, Wash. –The Sheriff’s Office Collision Investigation Unit responded to a fatal collision near the 13100 block of Arlington Heights Road for a single-vehicle fatal collision around 2 p.m. today. The vehicle was traveling on Arlington Heights Road when the driver lost control around a corner and crashed into a pasture off the roadway. The driver of the vehicle, a 50 year-old Arlington man, died at the scene. The road was closed for several hours Sunday afternoon while detectives investigated the crash. The driver was not wearing a seat belt and detectives believe alcohol may have been a contributing factor.

Identification of the deceased, as well as cause and manner, are pending from the Snohomish County Medical Examiner.