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News: Driver dies after crashing into pole near Seattle’s West Queen Anne

by | Apr 4, 2022 | Accidents in the News |

SEATTLE, WA — A man died Monday morning after a single-vehicle accident in north Seattle’s West Queen Anne neighborhood, according to KIRO 7 Seattle.

The crash happened at the intersection of Elliot Avenue West and West Mercer Place shortly before 6:15 a.m.

Seattle Fire Department officials said the man was driving a truck when he collided with a power pole, causing him to become trapped inside the vehicle.

Fire crews performed a rescue extrication and medics applied life-saving measures to the victim upon his removal, but he died from his injuries at the scene.

Two right northbound lanes were shut down in the area and remained closed several hours later at noon. Only the left northbound lane was open to traffic.

At this time, no further information has been provided regarding a possible cause of the crash.

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