Driver, 28, identified in fatal crash on I-5 near Terrace

The Bothell man died at the scene Sunday, after side-swiping a car and crashing into the base of a bridge.

MOUNTLAKE TERRACE — A Bothell man was identified Monday as the driver killed in a fatal crash on I-5.

Randy J. Betterton, 28, side-swiped a Honda Accord at a “high rate of speed” around 2:30 a.m. Sunday while northbound on I-5 at 236th Street SW, according to the Washington State Patrol.

He crashed into a barrier and the base of a concrete bridge, and his Nissan 370Z caught fire. He died at the scene. A passenger, 22, of Everett, was treated for injuries at a hospital.

The Honda driver wasn’t hurt.

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