Man dies in hospital after four-car crash on US 2

The victim was identified as 34-year-old Cody E. Terpko, of Snohomish.

SNOHOMISH — A Snohomish man involved in a four-car crash on U.S. 2 earlier in October has died.

Cody E. Terpko, 34, was going westbound in a Nissan Xterra when he crossed the center line Oct. 9. He side-swiped another car before crashing head-on into a Jeep Grand Cherokee, according to the Washington State Patrol.

Then, a Volkswagen Golf collided with both the Nissan and Jeep near the Three Lakes Road overpass. All three vehicles were totaled.

The two other drivers had serious but not life-threatening injuries.

Terpko was taken to a hospital in critical condition. He died eight days later.

The Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office classified his death as an accident.

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