Investigation Underway Following Fatal Carkeek Park Collision

SEATTLE - Detectives have initiated an inquiry into a tragic collision that occurred in Carkeek Park on Monday afternoon.

At just past 12:00 p.m., law enforcement authorities responded to reports of a single-vehicle crash situated in the 1400 block of Northwest Carkeek Park Road. Upon their arrival, officers identified a vehicle that had veered off the road, colliding with a tree. Regrettably, the driver, a male in his 50s, was declared deceased at the accident scene.

Patrol officers swiftly secured the area, maintaining its integrity until detectives from the Traffic Collision Investigation Squad (TCIS) arrived to conduct a thorough examination.

The precise sequence of events leading to the collision remains undisclosed at this point. Anyone possessing pertinent information is urged to contact TCIS detectives at (206) 684-8923.