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Teenager dies crashing into side of rig during pass attempt 


A teenager is dead after crashing into the side of a semi truck while attempting to pass another car. 

The accident happened just before 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 23rd in Auburn, Washington. 

According to KATU2, two vehicles were heading north on West Valley Highway when the teenage motorist tried to pass the motorist. As he was attempting to pass, a semi truck was pulling out of a driveway on the east side of the road and turned left into the path of the teenage motorist. 

The motorist then crashed into the side of the semi truck, sending the car beneath the trailer. The teenager died at the scene. 

The road between 15th Street Northwest and 37th was closed for over an hour. The investigation is ongoing.


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