– “Wrong-way driver dies in collision on SR 516 in Kent”
“A wrong-way driver died after causing a four-vehicle collision on State Route 516 (Kent Des Moines Road) near West Meeker Street in Kent early Friday [August 3] morning, Washington State Patrol reported.
“Layla Bader, 25, of Yelm, died at the scene of the crash from multiple blunt force injury, according to the King County Medical Examiner’s Office.”
“The wreck, which occurred around 2:49 a.m. near West Meeker Street, closed the roadway between Military Road South and West Valley Highway for more than five hours.
State Patrol said drugs or alcohol may have been involved. The victim was not wearing a seat belt, State Patrol said,” quoting the Kent Reporter and Sound Publishing, Inc.