One killed, deputy and passenger injured in SR2 head-on car accident near Monroe

A man was killed in a car accident on State Route 2 west of Monroe after he drove his small pick up truck across the center line and head-on into a Snohomish County Sherriff’s office patrol car around 4am. The small pick up truck caught on fire and the driver was pronounced dead at the scene according to The Everett Herald Net.

Injured in the auto accident was a 35-year-old sheriff deputy and his passenger, a man he was taking to Snohomish County Jail to book on a charge of domestic violence. The fire department had to cut the top off the patrol car to extricate the sheriff deputy and his passenger.

The deputy was taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle for treatment and his injuries were thought to be “non-life-threatening.” The passenger was taken to an area hospital were he was expected to be released after a night in the hospital.

US 2 has been designated a “safety corridor” because the high number of serious and fatal car accidents on the road. The US 2 safety corridor sign that keeps track of the days since the last accident had to be reset after two days. The US 2 Safety Coalition was formed by people who are committed to widening the road and making safety improvements to the road.

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