18-year-old killed after thrown from crash in Kirkland

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KIRKLAND, Wash. - A man was killed after he was thrown out of a vehicle on southbound I-405 in Kirkland around 3:40 a.m. Monday.

The victim has been identified as 18-year-old Sidney Jahn.

Troopers first reported a possible car-surfing incident, but they later said Jahn was either hanging out of the sunroof or the rear window of a light-colored BMW.

The car hit a guardrail and Jahn was ejected, according to witnesses. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said the vehicle continued to drive southbound after Jahn was ejected.


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Troopers later found the BMW after someone who said they were inside the car at the time of the incident called officers. Police are trying to locate the caller.

Officers are searching for evidence in and outside of the vehicle and said handprints were found on top of the BMW.

Multiple lanes were blocked at Northeast 85th Street for about 2 hours.

All lanes were back open shortly before 6 a.m.


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