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Man killed in single-car accident in Auburn

A single-car crash claimed the life of the driver in Auburn early Saturday morning

At 1:25 a.m. firefighters from the Valley Regional Fire Authority and King County Medic One responded to a report of a car hitting a pole, with the driver trapped, just south of Lake Tapps Parkway on East Valley Highway.

Firefighters arrived and found a single car that collided with a power pole.  Firefighters accessed the driver of the vehicle and determined him to be deceased.

There were no other occupants found in the vehicle at the time of the accident.

The accident is under investigation by the Auburn Police Department.

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