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Crash closes stretch of westbound SR 516 in Kent during morning commute

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KENT, Wash. — All lanes of westbound State Route 516 were blocked between Meeker and State Route 161 in Kent after a crash early Monday.

The lanes reopened at 6:40 a.m.

Only one car was involved.

Initially, the eastbound lanes were also blocked after the crash that happened at around 3 a.m., but they reopened about an hour later.

Video from the scene showed a car that is so mangled that it is nearly unrecognizable.