OSO — A 46-year-old man killed Thursday after the car he was driving crashed into a dump truck on Highway 530 has been identified by the Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office as Douglas D. Buchanan of Darrington.
The wreck occurred a little after 9 a.m. near the site of the 2014 Oso mudslide.
The Washington State Patrol reported that Buchanan was headed east in a 1994 Jeep Cherokee when the SUV crossed the centerline and hit a 2019 Mack dump truck headed in the opposite direction. The woman driving the dump truck suffered no serious injuries, according to troopers.
The medical examiner classified the crash as an accident and said the driver died of blunt-force injuries.
A state patrol investigation is ongoing.
Talk to us
- You can tell us about news and ask us about our journalism by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 425-339-3428.
- If you have an opinion you wish to share for publication, send a letter to the editor to email@example.com or by regular mail to The Daily Herald, Letters, P.O. Box 930, Everett, WA 98206.
- More contact information is here.