Woman killed in I-5 accident near Smokey Point identified

SMOKEY POINT — The woman who died early Monday when her car struck a sign while exiting I-5 has been identified as Blanca E. Garcia, 28, of Mount Vernon.

Her Acura exited the freeway at 172nd Street NE just before 3 a.m. Monday. The car drifted off the roadway, struck a sign and rolled, the Washington State Patrol reported.

Troopers believe Garcia was driving too fast at the time of the crash.

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