Man dies in roll over accident on highway in south King County August 17, 2018
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(TUKWILA, WA.) – The Wash. State Patrol (WSP) says a male driver lost his life Thursday afternoon when his car failed to make a curve and rolled over south of Seattle.
The crash occurred about 1:30 pm Thursday afternoon on State Route 599 in the Tukwila area.
The patrol report says a 2003 Ford Focus was headed southbound on SR599 and in the process of exiting to southbound Interstate 5 in lane one of two, when the Ford “failed to negotiate” a curve and rolled over coming to a stop upside down on the right shoulder of the highway.
During the roll over the driver was ejected from the car and was deceased at the scene. The WSP has not released the man’s name or home town pending notification of family.
The accident blocked the roadway for some three hours.