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UPDATED: One killed in crash overnight on SR 165 in Buckley

UPDATED at 8:15 a.m.

A man was killed early today after his  four-door sedan went off state Route 165 in Buckley and crashed into a power pole, the Washington State Patrol reported.

The crash occurred just after 2 a.m. at  SR 165 and 128th Street East.

The driver had been going north on SR 165 when he failed to negotiate a curve, went off the road and hit the pole. The car burst into flames, troopers reported.

East Pierce Fire & Rescue firefighters doused the flames on the car and the 80-foot power pole, the agency reported.

The driver, who

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Sumner woman seriously injured in SR 165 crash

A Sumner woman has been critically injured after a single-car crash near Buckley Saturday night.

Around 9 p.m., the 30-year-old woman’s 2001 Mazda was northbound on State Route 165 approaching 133rd Street Court East when the car drifted off the roadway and crashed into a tree. East Pierce Fire and Rescue crews extricated the driver, the only person in the car, and transported her to the trauma center at Madigan Army Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.

Washington State Patrol is investigating the cause of the accident.