Tanker Truck Accident

Man killed in car-tanker collision on US 2

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EVERETT, Wash. -- A 38-year-old motorist is dead after his car collided head-on with a tanker truck.

The crash Saturday afternoon on U.S. 2 near Monroe shut down the roadway for several hours.

Washington State Patrol trooper Mark Francis says the car driven by a Bothell man crossed the center line and struck an oncoming tanker truck.

The motorist was killed. The 50-year-old tanker driver wasn't hurt. No names were released.

Francis says two other cars were hit by debris from the accident, but nobody else was injured.

From Seattle PI