Federal Way woman dies in crash on Highway 18 near Issaquah

Victim identified as Kyung H. Cho.

A 57-year-old woman died in a two-vehicle accident on State Route 18 on Wednesday afternoon, according to the Washington State Patrol.

Kyung H. Cho was driving a 2008 Ford Focus Eastbound on Highway 18 near Raging River in the Issaquah area at about 4:30 p.m. when the car hit debris causing her to lose control of the vehicle and cross into the westbound lanes.

A 2015 Jeep Cherokee traveling westbound hit Cho’s car, the patrol reported. Cho was pronounced dead at the scene.

The 55-year-old Covington woman driving the Jeep was taken to Overlake Medical Center in Bellevue.

Both women were wearing seat belts, according to the patrol.

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