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March 17, 2014 at 8:36 PM

Pregnant woman dies after Highway 169 collision

A pregnant woman from Kent and her unborn baby died after a collision on Highway 169 east of Renton shortly before noon Monday, according to the Washington State Patrol.

Marina Simons, 24, was driving southbound on Highway 169 around 11:45 a.m. when the 2002 Honda Accord left the roadway and struck a sign. The car re-entered the roadway, crossed into the northbound lanes and was struck by a 2001 Nissan Altima.

Simons and her unborn baby were pronounced dead at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. An 18-month-old girl who was also in the car was uninjured.

The driver of the Nissan Altima, a 34-year-old Maple Valley woman, was injured and taken to Harborview.

Both cars were destroyed, the the State Patrol said.

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