Federal Way woman, 26, dies in Kent single-vehicle crash

Vehicle ends up in ravine early Saturday morning, Oct. 7 along South 208th Street

A 26-year-old Federal Way woman died after her vehicle crashed into a ravine in Kent at about 1:55 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 7.

Officers responded to the area of South 208th Street and 96th Avenue South, just east of WinCo Foods, in response to 911 calls of a vehicle in a ravine, according to an Oct. 7 Kent Police news release.

Officers quickly arrived in the area, located the vehicle, and had to cut through vegetation to approach the car, according to police. The woman was dead. She was the only occupant in the vehicle.

Witnesses said that the vehicle had originally been westbound on South 212th Street at a “high rate of speed” just prior to leaving the roadway, according to police.

The Kent Police Traffic Investigators collected evidence and statements to try to help determine the circumstances that led up to the crash.

If you have any information regarding this incident, call the Kent PD Tip Line 253-856-5808 or leave a tip at KPDTipLine@kentwa.gov. Refer to Kent case number 23-13487.

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