Updated:BELLINGHAM, Wash. —
A one car fatality crash shut down the offramp to the Bellisfair Mall in Whatcom county for several hours overnight Tuesday.
According to Washington State Patrol, a driver in his 20s was killed when he failed to negotiate a curve in the road and crashed his vehicle into a concrete traffic light at the end of the offramp around 12:30 a.m.
There were no other cars involved in the crash and the man was the only occupant in the vehicle.
A detour was set up at exit 256A for drivers as officers remained at the scene to investigate.
Troopers say the man was wearing his seatbelt but alcohol is a possible factor in the crash.
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