SNOHOMISH COUNTY, WA — Two people died Thursday afternoon after a two-vehicle head-on collision that injured another on U.S. Highway 2 near Monroe, according to KOMO News.
The accident took place on the westbound lanes of the highway at Sofie Road and was first reported by Washington State Patrol trooper Rocky Oliphant shortly after 1:00 p.m.
According to WSP, an SUV was heading westbound on the highway when, for reasons still being investigated, it veered past the center line and collided head-on with a commercial dump truck.
Two occupants in the SUV died from their injuries at the scene, confirmed authorities.
The driver of the truck was transported to a nearby hospital with injuries considered non-life-threatening.
No further information has been released at this time.
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