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News: Truck driver killed, passenger injured in crash on Mercer Island

by | Jun 4, 2021 | Accidents in the News |

MERCER ISLAND, WA — A semi-truck crash on Mercer Island early Friday morning left its driver dead and a passenger injured, according to Trooper Rick Johnson with the Washington State Patrol for King County.

The incident occurred just before 2:00 a.m. on I-90 westbound around milepost 43. Trooper Johnson said the driver suffered a medical episode as the vehicle left the roadway. The passenger’s injuries are apparently minor.

A photo shared by the trooper shows the trailer of the truck at an angle on an embankment.

Traffic in the area will be affected for some time to come, as emergency crews clear the incident from the roadway.

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