Fatality accident closes Pacific Highway in Federal Way

Police say speed and/or racing is suspected in the Friday afternoon crash.

Federal Way police and South King Fire & Rescue responded to a fatality crash Friday at Dash Point Road and Pacific Highway South, closing southbound lanes. Courtesy SKFR Twitter

Federal Way police and South King Fire & Rescue responded to a fatality crash Friday at Dash Point Road and Pacific Highway South, closing southbound lanes. Courtesy SKFR Twitter

Pacific Highway South between South 300th and South 304th Street was expected to be closed for several hours Friday afternoon while Federal Way police investigate a fatal accident.

At about 2:30 p.m. Friday, the Federal Way Police Department posted on its Twitter account that the road would be closed for about three hours and speed and/or racing was the suspected cause of the accident.

The Mirror will update this story as more information becomes available.

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