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March 3, 2013 at 4:36 PM

Darrington man dies after car runs off road

A 20-year-old man Darrington died early Sunday morning after his car ran off the road in rural Skagit County, according to the Washington State Patrol.

Car involved in fatal accident Sunday morning in Skagit County. (Photo courtesy of Washington State Patrol.)

Car involved in fatal accident Sunday morning in Skagit County. (Photo courtesy of Washington State Patrol.)

Kenneth Cousins was driving a Subaru Legacy eastbound on State Route 530 when he crossed the westbound lanes and drove off the road at the intersection with Concrete Sauk Valley Road, according to the patrol.

The car rammed into a cluster of trees and the driver was ejected from the vehicle. Cousins was pronounced dead at the scene, a patrol spokesman said.

The accident remained under investigation Sunday night. It was unknown whether Cousins was wearing a seatbelt or whether alcohol or drugs were involved.

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