Update: Driver responsible for fatal SR-18 crash ID’d

Posted on Friday, March 5th, 2021 at 10:24 am    

AUBURN, WA – Police have released the identify of the man responsible for a fatal wrong-way collision on SR-18 last Thursday, says the Auburn Reporter.

Washington State police responded to the incident at 7:27 p.m. on February 25.

Jared S. Pasley, 39, was driving his minivan the wrong way on eastbound SR-18 when he collided head-on with a Honda Odyssey near Auburn-Black Diamond Road. The Odyssey crashed into the concrete barrier and burst into flames, killing its sole occupant.

Pasley, who had not been wearing a seatbelt at the time, was taken to Harborview Medical Center. He may face charges of vehicular homicide. Police are continuing to investigate whether drugs or alcohol played a role in the crash.

The identity of the deceased is being withheld until next of kin can be notified.

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