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September 20, 2014 at 10:28 AM

Driver killed, passenger injured in Kirkland crash

The driver of a vehicle died and his passenger was taken to the hospital after crashing into an embankment in Kirkland Friday night, police said.

The accident occurred about 10:50 p.m. at Simonds Road Northeast and 92nd Avenue Northeast.

Kirkland police said they found the two men injured in the crash, but medics pronounced the driver dead at the scene.

The passenger was taken to Evergreen Hospital with injuries that did not appear life-threatening, police said.

The Kirkland police are still investigating the accident, but say speed is a possible factor.

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