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Man fatally injured in Federal Way tow truck crash

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Posted on September 3, 2021

KING COUNTY, WA — A 27-year-old man died Thursday evening after a two-vehicle collision involving a tow truck near Dash Point Highlands Park in west Federal Way, reported Federal Way Mirror.

Federal Way Police responded to the fatal accident in the 4300 block of Southwest 320th Street shortly before 7:00 p.m.

Authorities learned a 24-year-old man was driving a tow truck westbound on Southwest 320th Street when he struck a sedan while turning left at the 43rd Place Southwest intersection.

Officers and crews with South King Fire and Rescue rushed to provide medical aid to the 27-year-old driver, who was the only occupant in the sedan.

The victim succumbed to his injuries at the scene.

The driver of the tow truck was not injured. Police do not believe drugs or alcohol played a role.

The event left all eastbound lanes on Southwest 320th Street closed to traffic as an investigation was conducted.