Driver killed, passenger hurt in single-car crash in Kirkland

KIRKLAND -- Police are investigating a crash in Kirkland that killed the driver and sent the passenger to the hospital.

Officers responded to the report of a possible crash around 10:50 p.m. Friday along Simonds Road NE at 92nd Avenue NE.

They found two men injured in the crash. Medics gave aid to the driver, but he was pronounced dead at the scene.

The passenger was taken to Evergreen Hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

The Kirkland Police Traffic Unit is investigating whether speed was a factor in the crash.