Car left dangling over bridge on Highway 20 after fatal crash near Anacortes

Car left dangling over bridge on Highway 20 after fatal crash near Anacortes
(Chopper 7)

LA CONNER, Wash. — A car was dangling over a bridge on Highway 20 near Anacortes after it was involved in a fatal head-on crash Wednesday.

Troopers said the crash happened on the eastbound lanes of the Swinomish Channel Bridge at around 12:30 p.m.

The bridge is about 7 miles southeast of Anacortes.

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According to the State Patrol, a car was traveling westbound in the eastbound lanes when it struck another car head-on, killing both drivers.

A 76-year-old man and a 62-year-old woman died at the scene, troopers said.

All eastbound lanes of Highway 20 by the bridge were closed.

Pictures from Chopper 7 showed a long backup of cars as officials continued to work to clear the scene.

KIRO 7 will continue to update this story as more information becomes available.