Mountlake Terrace, WA – I-5 Pedestrian Crash South of 44th Ave W, One Dead
Mountlake Terrace, WA (January 15, 2024) – In the early hours of Monday, January 15th, a fatal incident occurred on northbound Interstate 5, just south of 44th Ave W, resulting in the death of a 45-year-old Seattle woman identified as Frewoini Woldemariam. According to the Washington State Patrol (WSP), the unfortunate collision occurred shortly after midnight. Woldemariam was struck while standing in a northbound lane of the interstate. The WSP crash report reveals that she was pronounced dead at the scene. The vehicle involved, driven by a 31-year-old woman from Granite Falls, remained at the crash site. The driver sustained injuries in the collision and was transported to Swedish Hospital in Edmonds for medical attention. As of now, no additional details about the incident are available. The circumstances leading to this tragic event are currently under investigation by the WSP.
We extend our condolences to the family and friends of Frewoini Woldemariam during this difficult time. We hope for a swift recovery for the injured driver.