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Driver Dies After Car Strikes Utility Pole in Bothell


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An 86 year-old male has died after his car struck a utility pole near the intersection of 239th Pl SW and S. Castle Rd in Bothell.  The accident was reported around 8:30 AM and the road was closed for about two hours while detectives conducted a collision investigation.  The driver was transported to a local hospital where he died.  Investigators do not have conclusive information as to the cause of the accident at this time.

Cause and manner of death, as well as identity of the driver, will be determined and released by the Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office.