1 man dead, another hurt in Kent crash


KENT, Wash. - Kent police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a crash that killed one man and injured another early Friday.

 Police said the driver went off the road in the 9200 block of South 208th Street around 4 a.m. and hit a tree.

  Medics worked to revive the driver, but were unsuccessful. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

 The male passenger in the SUV was transported to a nearby hospital.

 Police said there was no evidence the driver was under the influence of alcohol or drugs, or that he was driving too fast.

  "This appears to be a tragic accident that will leave all who were involved devastated,” said Kent police Sgt. Jarod Kasner.