Traffic camera footage shows a crash on northbound I-5 near Arlington that closed all lanes of the highway Monday afternoon. (Washington State Department of Transportation)

Traffic camera footage shows a crash on northbound I-5 near Arlington that closed all lanes of the highway Monday afternoon. (Washington State Department of Transportation)

Woman dies almost 2 weeks after wrong-way I-5 crash near Arlington

On April 1, Jason Lee was driving south on northbound I-5 near the Stillaguamish River bridge when he crashed into a car. Sharon Heeringa later died.

ARLINGTON — A second person has died almost two weeks after a wrong-way crash on I-5 near the Stillaguamish River bridge, according to the Washington State Patrol.

Around 1:30 p.m. April 1, an Arlington man, 43, was driving a Chevy pickup south in a northbound lane near Mile Post 210 when he struck a Subaru Outback, flipping his pickup, according to the state patrol. The Subaru rotated and struck a Honda Odyssey in the same lane.

The Chevy driver, identified as Jason Lee, was taken to the hospital where he later died, troopers said.

Three others were injured in the crash. One Subaru passenger, Sharon Heeringa, was transported to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, where she died Saturday. Heeringa, of Lynden, was 70.

It was unclear if drugs or alcohol were involved in the wrong-way crash, troopers wrote.

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