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Camano Island man killed in Minkler Road collision

June 20, 2018 GMT

A 20-year-old Arlington man was arrested Monday for investigation of vehicular homicide after he allegedly caused a collision on Minkler Road east of Sedro-Woolley that killed a Camano Island man.

The Arlington man was driving a dark blue 2008 BMW 528 west on Minkler Road at a high rate of speed about 7:30 p.m., according to an incident report from State Patrol.

Another vehicle, a grey 1999 pickup truck driven by a 73-year-old Sedro-Woolley man, was eastbound on Minkler Road and turning onto Peavey Road when his vehicle was struck by the BMW, the report states.

The pickup rolled, injuring the 73-year-old man and his 26-year-old passenger, the report states. Both were transported to PeaceHealth United General Medical Center, the report states.

The BMW then burst into flames, injuring the 20-year-old driver and killing his 45-year-old passenger, the report states.

The 20-year-old was booked into the Skagit County Community Justice Center.

The State Patrol is asking those with information about the collision to email or call Detective Jeff Rhue at jeff.rhue@wsp.wa.gov or 360-654-1142.