LAKE STEVENS — One person died in a three-vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon on Highway 92 near Lake Stevens.
A driver was trying to turn onto 44th Street NE when he was hit from behind and knocked into the path of a pickup truck around 3 p.m., according to the Washington State Patrol.
The driver died at the scene. No one else was in that car.
Occupants of the pickup and a second car did not need to be taken to a hospital, trooper Heather Axtman said.
The road was blocked in both directions while troopers investigated. Traffic was detoured to the north.
This story was modified on Feb. 1, 2018, to correctly reflect the circumstances of the crash. The original version of this story was based on a preliminary memo by the Washington State Patrol.