A high-speed single-car collision on northbound SR 99 near South Park late Thursday night (July 5) killed a 17-year old and knocked a huge overhead sign onto the highway. Washington State Patrol Troopers say that the vehicle was northbound on SR 99 near the 14th Ave S. exit (map below) shortly before 11 p.m. when it left the roadway, struck the sign, then became fully engulfed in fire. Sadly, the 17-year old driver was killed. Northbound lanes of SR 99 reopened around 8:30 a.m. Friday, at South Cloverdale Street after a long closure. The huge sign fell onto the roadway, which was closed for several hours.


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