Update at 6:50 p.m.: The driver who died in a head-on collision on Highway 9 has been identified as a 22-year-old man from Marysville, according to the Washington State Patrol.
The man was driving north on the Snohomish River Bridge when his Honda Accord crossed the center line and struck a Dodge Durango driven by a 59-year-old Lake Stevens man. The Marysville man was pronounced dead at the scene.
All lanes of Highway 9 at the bridge are now open, according to the Washington State Department of Transportation.
Original post:One person died in a head-on collision on Highway 9 at the Snohomish River Bridge Thursday afternoon, officials said.
The northbound driver lost control and crossed into the southbound lane, striking a pickup around 3:30 p.m., according to the Washington State Patrol. The pickup driver was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Highway 9 at the bridge is blocked in both directions, the state patrol said. Drivers should use alternate routes.