An 18-year-old Spanaway woman died early this morning after crashing her car into a tree.
The collision occurred just before 3 a.m. in the 2200 block of 208th Street East in Spanaway.
“The vehicle was traveling at an excessive speed, left the roadway and collided with a tree,” said Pierce County sheriff’s Det. Sgt. Jerry Bates.
The woman was extricated from the car and pronounced dead at the hospital. It’s unknown if she was wearing a seat belt.
Her two passengers, an 18-year-old man and a 17-year-old boy, were not seriously injured.
The Pierce County Medical Examiner’s Office has not yet identified the woman who was killed.