A crash between a semi truck and another vehicle occurred around 4:45 a.m. on July 16 on State Route 202. Photo courtesy of Rick Johnson/Washington State Patrol

A crash between a semi truck and another vehicle occurred around 4:45 a.m. on July 16 on State Route 202. Photo courtesy of Rick Johnson/Washington State Patrol

Renton man killed in head-on crash along Redmond-Fall City Road

Update: the drivers have been identified.

A Renton man identified as 72-year-old Sucha Randhawa was killed the morning of July 16 on State Route 202, near Northeast Ames Lake Road near Redmond.

According to trooper Nick King with the Washington State Patrol (WSP), the driver was heading east and went into the westbound lane and struck an approaching semi truck head-on just east of Lake Sammamish.

As of 11:15 a.m. Tuesday, all lanes on SR 202 (Redmond-Fall City Road) in the area were still blocked after the crash, which occurred around 4:45 a.m that day.

The driver of the car was pronounced dead at the scene, according to King. The driver of the semi truck, identified as Michael Freeman, was taken to a hospital in Kirkland for his injuries.

WSP trooper Rick Johnson said they had to remove the semi truck, which went over the guardrail.

The cause of the crash is currently under investigation.


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