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Woman Killed, Driver Arrested in One-Vehicle Crash on Rainier Avenue

Detectives are investigating after a woman was killed in a one-vehicle collision in Hillman City early Monday.

At 1:15 AM, the 19-year-old driver of a Jeep was southbound on Rainier Avenue South when she apparently lost control of her vehicle and struck a light pole and tree at a high rate of speed near South Findlay Street. The passenger in the vehicle, a 25-year-old woman, was killed in the crash. The 19-year-old was not significantly injured in the crash.

Officers determined the driver showed signs of impairment and booked her into the King County Jail for investigation of vehicular homicide.