One killed, another hurt in crash near Buckley

BUCKLEY, Wash. — One person died and another was hurt in a crash Thursday morning between South Prairie and Buckley.

According to East Pierce Fire & Rescue, the crash happened around 6:45 a.m. on Pioneer Way E (SR 162) near Mundy Loss Rd.

Firefighters found one car on its side. Authorities said one person died at the scene and another suffered non life-threatening injuries and was taken to the hospital.

The Washington State Patrol is investigating the crash. Traffic was being rerouted in the area.

No further details were immediately released.