Fatal Crash Reported on Grandview Road

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UPDATE 9pm
The driver of the Mazda who died in the accident has been identified as 16-year-old Ferndale High School student Dante DeLeon

UPDATE 4:30pm
KGMI has posted the WSP account of the crash.

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UPDATE: 4:05pm
Washington State Patrol Public Information Officer is reporting the head-on collision involved a U-Haul truck, a Mazda car and a semi-truck that was hauling carbon dioxide. The driver of the Mazda was deceased at the scene. Other drivers sustained minor injuries.

The collision occurred on Grandview Road (SR 548) just west of North Star Road.

Expect Grandview Road to be closed for hours as the investigators collect information and survey what is being called a crime scene.

Traffic is being detoured around the accident scene south via Kickerville to Rainbow to Main St and north via Blaine or Kickerville. Expect delays along these routes.

Initial story:

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According to @bhamcrime on Twitter

Fatal crash at Grandview and North Star. Area closed to traffic.

Picture of the scene available by following this link to @bhamcrime’s twitter account.

 

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