Snohomish man dies in wreck near Lake Stevens

Herald staff

LAKE STEVENS — A 25-year-old Snohomish man died Saturday night after the car he was riding in went off a road east of Lake Stevens, hit a telephone pole and a tree, and caught on fire, according to the Washington State Patrol.

Douglas D. Rogers died at the scene from head injuries. He was the passenger in a Toyota pickup that failed to negotiate a curve on Newberg Road about 10:20 p.m., according to the police report.

The driver, Andrew M. Pruett, suffered a broken leg, and head and abdominal injuries, and was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, according to police. He was listed in serious condition Sunday evening.

Marysville

  • 28-year-old dies after hitting tree: The 28-year-old driver of a Ford Aerostar died after the minivan went off the road and struck a tree near the I-5 onramp on 116th Street, according to the Washington State Patrol.

    Jose Sanchez-Villagomez died at the scene after the car went off 34th Ave. NE at a curve near the intersection with 116th St. NE, shortly after midnight Saturday, according to the police report.

    A 24-year old passenger, Mario Diaz-Romero, was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle with internal and head injuries, and was listed in serious condition Sunday night.

    Three other men were treated at the Providence Everett Medical Center’s Colby Campus and were released.

  • Birds, cat die in house fire: A fire destroyed a house north of Lynnwood, forcing five or six people to flee and killing a number of caged birds and a pet cat Sunday afternoon.

    The fire on the 20900 block of Larch Way broke out in the basement of a two-story house, and was reported about 4:30 p.m., said Lt. Glen Webster of the Lynnwood Fire Department. No one was injured, but a number of pets were killed, Webster said.

    Five engine companies from the Lynnwood, Mountlake Terrace and Fire District 1 departments battled the blaze, which was "knocked down" after 30 minutes, Webster said.

    The house, he said, was still standing but was a total loss. He did not know what started the fire.

    The Snohomish County fire marshal is investigating.

    Talk to us

    > Give us your news tips.

    > Send us a letter to the editor.

    > More Herald contact information.

  • More in Local News

    Snohomish residents Barbara Bailey, right, and Beth Jarvis sit on a gate atop a levee on Bailey’s property on Monday, May 13, 2024, at Bailey Farm in Snohomish, Washington. Bailey is concerned the expansion of nearby Harvey Field Airport will lead to levee failures during future flood events due to a reduction of space for floodwater to safely go. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
    Harvey Field seeks to reroute runway in floodplain, faces new pushback

    Snohomish farmers and neighbors worry the project will be disruptive and worsen flooding. Ownership advised people to “read the science.”

    Grayson Huff, left, a 4th grader at Pinewood Elementary, peeks around his sign during the Marysville School District budget presentation on Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2023 in Marysville, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
    State OKs Marysville plan with schools, jobs on chopping block

    The revised plan would mean the loss of dozens of jobs and two schools — still to be identified — in a school district staring down a budget crunch.

    IAM District 751 machinists join the picket line to support Boeing firefighters during their lockout from the company on Thursday, May 16, 2024, in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
    Amid lockout, Boeing, union firefighters return to bargaining table

    The firefighters and the planemaker held limited negotiations this week: They plan to meet again Monday, but a lockout continues.

    The Trestle’s junction with I-5 is under evaluation (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
    Here’s your chance to give feedback on the US 2 trestle and its future

    Often feel overwhelmed, vulnerable and on shaky ground? So is the trestle. A new $17 million study seeks solutions for the route east of Everett.

    John Pederson lifts a flag in the air while himself and other maintenance crew set up flags for Memorial Day at Floral Hills Cemetery on Friday, May 24, 2024 in Lynnwood, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
    Volunteers place thousands of flags by veterans’ graves in Lynnwood

    Ahead of Memorial Day, local veterans ensure fellow military service members are never forgotten.

    Brian Hennessy leads a demonstration of equipment used in fire training at the Maritime Institute in Everett, Washington on Wednesday, May 22, 2024. (Annie Barker / The Herald)
    ‘Ready to go full sail’: Maritime Institute embarks at Port of Everett

    The training facility offers Coast Guard-certified courses for recreational boaters and commerical vessel operators.

    George Beard poses for a photo outside of the the Stanwood Library in Stanwood, Washington on Wednesday, May 8, 2024.  (Annie Barker / The Herald)
    From sick to the streets: How an illness left a Stanwood man homeless

    Medical bills wiped out George Beard’s savings. Left to heal in his car, he got sicker. Now, he’s desperate for housing. It could take years.

    Logo for news use featuring Snohomish County, Washington. 220118
    Lawsuit says Snohomish County deputies not justified in Sultan shooting

    Two deputies repeatedly shot an unarmed Sultan man last year, body camera video shows. An internal investigation is pending.

    An airplane is parked at Gate M9 on Tuesday, May 21, 2024 at O’Hare International Airport in Chicago, Illinois. (Jordan Hansen/The Herald)
    Good luck to Memorial Day travelers: If you’re like me, you’ll need it

    I spent a night in the Chicago airport. I wouldn’t recommend it — but with flight delays near an all-time high, you might want to pack a pillow.

    toon
    Editorial cartoons for Friday, May 24

    A sketchy look at the news of the day.… Continue reading

    Cascade’s Mia Walker, right, cries and hugs teammate Allison Gehrig after beating Gig Harbor on Thursday, May 23, 2024 in Lacey, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
    Seniors Wilson, Tripp power Cascade softball past Gig Harbor

    The pair combined for three homers as the Bruins won the Class 3A state softball opening-round game.

    The original Mountlake Terrace City Council, Patricia Neibel bottom right, with city attorney, sign incorporation ordinance in 1954. (Photo provided by the City of Mountlake Terrace)
    Patricia Neibel, last inaugural MLT council member, dies at 97

    The first woman on the council lived by the motto, “Why not me?” — on the council, at a sheriff’s office in Florida, or at a leper colony in Thailand.

    Support local journalism

    If you value local news, make a gift now to support the trusted journalism you get in The Daily Herald. Donations processed in this system are not tax deductible.