Two killed in crash on Highway 522 in Maltby

MALTBY — Two people died and two others suffered serious injuries Monday afternoon during a head-on crash on Highway 522.

Ages of the victims were not immediately available, but at least one of the injured is a child, officials said.

The two-car collision occurred around 3:20 p.m. east of Fales Road. A stretch of the highway was expected to be closed for at least two hours while officers investigated, according to the Washington State Patrol.

The crash involved a Ford Fusion and a Mitsubishi Eclipse.

The driver of the Ford was taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, but died from his injuries. His passenger, a woman, died at the crash scene.

The state patrol was working to notify family, trooper Keith Leary said.

The other car was driven by a man. The passenger was a child whose gender was not immediately available. Both were taken to Harborview.

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