Blaine, WA (11/14/2019) – A woman and her dog died Thursday after a crash near the Washington/Canada border crossing. The collision happened around 7 am near milepost 276.
The woman, Amber L. Levins, 38, drove northbound on I-5 when she lost control of her 2003 Honda Accord. She moved from the right lane to the left land in the S curves and struck a concrete barrier.
Washington State Patrol determined the cause of the accident to be going to fast to negotiate the curves.
Border Protection personnel attempted CPR, but Levins died at the scene. A dog was also found dead in the vehicle. The crash involved no other cars. Lanes closed for about three and a half hours while crews investigated and cleared the scene.
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Sources: Bellingham Herald, The Northern Light
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