A crash between a semi truck and another vehicle occurred around 4:45 a.m. on July 16 on State Route 202. Photo courtesy of Rick Johnson/Washington State Patrol

A crash between a semi truck and another vehicle occurred around 4:45 a.m. on July 16 on State Route 202. Photo courtesy of Rick Johnson/Washington State Patrol

Renton man killed in head-on crash along Redmond-Fall City Road

The driver’s name has not been released.

A Renton man in his 60s was killed the morning of July 16 on State Route 202, near Northeast Ames Lake Road near Redmond.

According to trooper Nick King with the Washington State Patrol (WSP), the driver was heading east and went into the westbound lane and struck an approaching semi truck head-on just east of Lake Sammamish.

As of 11:15 a.m. Tuesday, all lanes on SR 202 (Redmond-Fall City Road) in the area are still blocked after the crash, which occurred around 4:45 a.m.

The driver of the car was pronounced dead at the scene, according to King. The man’s name has not been released.

WSP trooper Rick Johnson said they were removing the semi truck, which went over the guardrail.

“We don’t have an estimate on when lanes will be opened,” he said.

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