Mount Vernon Man Injured in Crash on SR20

Scene Photo Courtesy of Kathy A. Baker
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Skagit County, WA – The Washington State Patrol responded to a two-car crash on State Route 20 at Campbell Lake Road around 6:28 p.m. on April 29th, 2017.

According to a press memo from the Washington State Patrol, 68-year old Seung Shin of Mount Vernon was making a left turn onto Northbound State Route 20 in a red 1993 Toyota 4-Runner.

The press memo states he failed to yield the right-of-way to 78-year old Ramon Anderson of Oak Harbor who was  traveling Southbound on State Route 20 in  a 1990 Dodge Pickup.  The Pickup struck the driver’s side of the 4-Runner and the impact of the crash caused both vehicles to leave the roadway where the came to rest on the Northbound Shoulder.

Photo Courtesy of Kathy A. Baker

Mr. Shin was injured and transported to Island Hospital in Anacortes. The press memo states he was not wearing a seat belt. His 4-runner was totaled and impounded to Anacortes Towing for safe keeping.

Mr. Anderson was not injured. The press memo states he was wearing a seat belt. His vehicle was damaged and towed by Carl’s Towing.

The cause of the crash remains  under investigation.

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Chris Nelson
I'm a long time Skagit County Resident. I believe in doing the right thing and helping others when you can.

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