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Semi goes off ramp and crashes on I-405 below

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BOTHELL, Wash. -

Officials have reopened Interstate 405 near Bothell after a Costco truck went off a ramp and landed on the roadway below, killing the driver and spreading debris over the roadway.
    
KING-TV reports that the fatal crash closed I-405 in both directions late Friday.
    
A driver who witnessed the crash told KING-TV that he saw the truck's front wheels pitch into the air and then the rest of the vehicle rode the guardrail before falling off the ramp.
    
According to Washington State Patrol, the truck was headed west on SR 522 to southbound I-405 when it went off the elevated ramp onto the roadway below. No other vehicles were involved in the crash.
    
The roadway was reopened just before 6 a.m. Saturday.
    
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Information from: KING-TV, http://www.king5.com/

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