Driver who died in Mill Creek crash identified

Reed Baldwin reportedly crossed into the oncoming lane and struck a Ford Explorer. He was 22.

MILL CREEK — A Mill Creek man who died in a crash on Bothell Everett Highway has been identified.

Reed R. Baldwin, 22, was driving a Subaru Baja southbound in the 17400 block of Bothell Everett Highway a little after 4:30 p.m. on Thursday. He reportedly crossed over into the oncoming lane and struck a Ford Explorer, wrote Mill Creek police officer Ian Durkee.

The Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office confirmed that Baldwin died from blunt force injuries related to the crash.

The driver of the Ford was transported to Providence Regional Medical Center Everett, Durkee wrote.

The collision is being investigated by the Mill Creek police Traffic Unit, with help from the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office and the Lynnwood Police Department.

Investigators are interviewing witnesses and reviewing video evidence.

Durkee indicated it would take time.

“We are not speculatinghow or why the crash occurred at this point in time,” Durkee wrote. “… We do hope to havea clearer understanding of what happened and why at the conclusion of the investigation.”

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