KING-TV reported the accident closed all southbound lanes on the highway.
Washington State Trooper Guy Gill said the driver of the tanker was heading westbound on SR 702 near SR 507. He ran the intersection into a parking lot and rolled the tanker.
The collision killed the male driver of the truck and spilled about 3,000 gallons of landfill waste water onto the road.
Gill said there was reportedly heavy fog in the area at the time of the collision.
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