Man found dead after shooting, crash near Maple Valley tavern

Deputies are investigating a shooting and car crash in Maple Valley after a driver of a vehicle was found dead.

King County Sheriff's deputies responded to a vehicle crash Wednesday evening at the 18600 block Renton-Maple Valley Road SE (Hwy 169) just north of Maple Valley tavern.

Officials told Q13 News a person left Red Dog Saloon in Maple Valley, got into their vehicle and shortly after crashed. 

The bar said in in a Facebook post Wednesday that two random cars pulled into their parking lot and one driver was shot and drove their car into a telephone pole.

Deputies are investigating what led up to the shooting. The identity of the victim is unknown. 

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