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Bellingham man faces charges in fatal crash

Bellingham man faces charges in fatal crash

KGMI New reporting
By Joe Teehan

BELLINGHAM, Wash. – A Bellingham man could face charges following a traffic collision that left a woman dead in Snohomish County.

The Washington State Patrol reports that 31-year-old Carlos Valdesarriaga was driving on state Highway 530 near Arlington at about 6:30 p.m. Wednesday when his vehicle rear-ended a small car that was stopped to make a left turn.

His vehicle pushed the car into the path of an on-coming truck.

A 23-year-old Arlington woman driving the car was killed.

Troopers say drugs or alcohol were not involved.