One killed, two injured in Lake Stevens car crash

Police say the Thanksgiving Day collision left one man dead and sent two to the hospital with serious injuries.

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LAKE STEVENS — One man died and two others were seriously injured in a high speed car crash on Thanksgiving Day at State Route 92 and Lake Drive.

Lake Stevens police responded to the fatal collision that happened around 1:30 p.m.

A man driving east on the highway in a black Chevrolet Silverado crossed the center line and hit a Lexus sedan going west, according to a press release. Two men were inside the smaller vehicle.

One man was found dead on scene and two others were taken to a local hospital with serious injuries, according to a press release. Police have not identified the men involved in the crash.

Officers believe impairment was a factor in the crash, and criminal charges are pending, according to a press release. An investigation into the cause of the collision is ongoing, the release says.

Lake Stevens police are asking anyone who witnessed the crash to contact the tip line at 425-622-9369.

The crash blocked all lanes of traffic on the highway, according to a tweet from the Washington Department of Transportation. The road remained closed between Lake Drive and 99th Avenue until about 7 p.m., according to the press release.

This story has been updated.

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