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January 22, 2015 at 4:45 PM

1 dead in Highway 9 head-on collision

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.

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