Fatal collision in Auburn when driver leaves roadway, crashes into semitruck

A person is dead in Auburn after the driver of an SUV crashed into a semitruck on Thursday morning.

According to the Washington State Patrol, the driver of the SUV left northbound state Route 167, going over the barrier onto state Route 18.

The driver of the SUV was ejected from their vehicle and died at the scene.

The cause of the collision has not been determined yet.

One lane is closed as troopers investigate the scene.