An 86-year-old man died this morning after his car struck a utility pole in Bothell.
The accident happened around 8:30 a.m. in the 23900 block of 23rd Avenue West, according to the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office. The driver was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Investigators are trying to determine why the car left the roand and struck the pole, the Sheriff’s Office said.
The man’s name and cause and manner of death will be released by the Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office.