Randy Betterton Dead after Fiery Collision on 5 Freeway [Mountlake Terrace, WA]
Randy Betterton Killed after Mountlake Terrace Fiery Accident on 5 Freeway
MOUNTLAKE, WA (January 3, 2020) – A 28-year-old Bothell man identified as Randy Betterton died after a fiery collision on 5 Freeway on Sunday, December 22.
According to the Washington State Patrol, at around 2:30 a.m., Betterton drove northbound on 5 Freeway. Then his 2009 Nissan collided into a 2008 Honda Accord driven by a 35-year-old Colfax man. After that, the Nissan crashed with a Jersey barrier and concrete bridge abutment at 236th Street Southwest and caught fire.
Betterton was reportedly not wearing a seatbelt and died at the scene.
The passenger in the Nissan, a 22-year-old Everett man, was rescued from the vehicle and rushed to the hospital. Washington State Patrol spokesperson Trooper Heather Axtman said she wasn’t sure who rescued him. They also didn’t have any reports of his current condition.
The driver of the Accord did not sustain any injuries.
Authorities believe that speed was a factor in the incident. The investigation about the crash is ongoing.
We at Sweet James wish peace and strength to the loved ones of Randy Betterton during this difficult time.
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