SEATTLE – Speed was most definitely was a factor, and it cost the driver of a car his life. One man died and the passenger in his car was critically injured in a rollover crash early Sunday in West Seattle, the Seattle police department reported. Police said that car was travelling southbound in the 4800 block of West Marginal Way just after midnight. A witness said that the car was speeding, possibly going over 100 miles per hour.
The diver of the car lost control, hitting a tree, and then rolling over several times. Police and fire department crews responded and pronounced the driver dead at the scene. The passenger was transported to Harborview Medical Center with life-threatening injuries. Seattle police continue to investigate the cause of the crash. The King County medical examiner’s office will release the identity of the driver.