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One killed, one injured in two-vehicle crash on I-5 near Mount Vernon

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Posted on August 5, 2021

SKAGIT COUNTY, WA — One person died Tuesday evening in a two-car collision that also injured another on Interstate 5 near Mount Vernon, according to Trooper Rocky Oliphant with Washington State Patrol.

The accident took place in the southbound lanes of I-5 at milepost 232 between Burlington and Mount Vernon. It was first reported by WSP at 6:50 p.m.

No details have been reported on the circumstances leading up to the crash, but one person was killed and the driver in a second vehicle sustained minor injuries.

Interstate 5 was shut down in both directions as state troopers investigated the incident.

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