KING COUNTY, Wash. - King County dive teams on Tuesday recovered the body of a 6-year-old boy who was killed in a crash last weekend, but his mother remains missing.
Searchers found a pickup submerged in the Snoqualmie River near Fall City about 36 hours after the driver lost control while driving on Highway 202, authorities said.
Sheriff’s Sgt. Tim Meyer said the Chevrolet Silverado was found upside down Monday afternoon. With daylight waning, A Snohomish County sheriff’s dive team led the recovery mission on Tuesday.
The boy was found in the truck, but his mother remains missing and is presumed dead.
Eastside Fire & Rescue and the Fall City Fire Department also aided in the search.
According to the Washington State Patrol, a 35-year-old Carnation man was driving and lost control around 2 a.m. Sunday while trying to turn left, rolling into the river.
The driver and an 8-month-old child survived and the driver was arrested for investigation of driving under the influence, according to the Washington State Patrol.
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