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December 29, 2014 at 6:30 PM

Woman, 42, dies after South Park car crash

A woman died Sunday afternoon after she lost control of her car while driving around a curve in Seattle’s South Park neighborhood and crashed into large concrete pipes, police said.

The woman, identified by the King County Medical Examiner’s Office as Rui Xu, 42, was driving north in the 8200 block of Fifth Avenue South when the crash occurred, according to the Seattle Police Department. The Seattle Fire Department said it took medics 20 minutes to extricate her from the car.

Xu was taken to Harborview Medical Center, where she died from blunt-force injuries. Her manner of death is undetermined, the Medical Examiner’s Office said Monday afternoon.

The incident is under investigation.

 

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