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1 dead after car crashes down embankment in Renton

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RENTON — Police are investigating a single-car crash that killed one person Wednesday morning.

According to the Renton Police Department, officers received multiple phone calls regarding a crash in the 2000 block of S. Puget Drive around 5:40 a.m.

Police arrived to the scene found a silver, 2014 Lexus sedan had left the roadway and crashed down an embankment.  The car’s sole occupant, the driver, was pronounced dead.

Little other information about the driver or the cause of the crash was immediately available.

Renton police encourage anyone who witnessed this crash to call 425-430-7500.

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