Skagit County, WA – The Washington State Patrol and local fire districts responded to a single vehicle crash on State Route 20 just West of Pinelli Road around 5:36 a.m. on the morning of September 8th, 2023.
According to a press release from the Washington State Patrol, a 29-year old man from Concrete, Washington was traveling Westbound on State Route 20 in a Subaru Legacy when he swerved to avoid hitting an Elk in the roadway. Troopers say the man, who they did not identify, lost control of his vehicle and struck a utility pole and died at the scene.
Troopers say drugs or alcohol were not a factor in the crash.
The vehicle was totaled and impounded by Cascades Towing and Roadside Services LLC for safe keeping.
WSP CASE NUMBER 23-016005