Marysville police investigating fatal highway crash

Marysville police investigating fatal highway crash (KOMO Photo)

MARYSVILLE, Wash. -- One driver died early Friday morning after traveling off of northbound I-5 in Marysville and hitting another driver nearby.

The crash happened at about 2:45 a.m. when the driver on the interstate left the roadway and drove down the off-ramp embankment at 4th St. Another driver traveling west on 4th St. was hit by the vehicle.

The driver of the first vehicle died on the scene. The driver of the second vehicle was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police said both vehicles were only occupied by their drivers. Factors leading up to the crash have not been determined.

4th St. at I-5 has since reopened following the crash investigation.

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