Elderly driver dies after car strikes utility pole in Bothell

An 86-year-old male has died after his car struck a utility pole in Bothell Tuesday morning.

The accident occurred in the 23900 block of 23rd Ave. West around 8:30 a.m. Police closed the road for about two hours while detectives conducted a collision investigation.

The driver was transported to a local hospital where he died. Investigators do not have conclusive information as to the cause of the accident at this time.

The driver's cause and manner of death, as well as his identity, will be determined and released by the Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office.

The Reporter will update this story as more information becomes available.

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