KING COUNTY, WA — Two people died Sunday afternoon after strong winds caused a tree to collapse on a car near Issaquah, according to The Chronicle.
Eastside Fire & Rescue crews responded to the scene on Preston-Fall City Road Southeast between Interstate 90 and Fall City at about 3:30 p.m.
Authorities said two occupants were traveling in a white sedan across the heavily forested road when a tree landed on the vehicle.
The road was shut down for multiple hours as an investigation was conducted. The identities of those involved are unclear at this time.
A spokesperson with the Sheriff’s Office noted fallen trees are common on this particular road.
No further information has been disclosed.
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