Yesterday, a Puyallup man who police say was racing in his car along westbound Highway 512 near Puyallup was killed when his car collided with a semi-truck this morning. The man, 30, was killed after he lost control of his car and crossed the median, striking an eastbound semi-truck head on near Portland Avenue East around 2 a.m.
The truck driver, 45, was treated for minor injuries and released. Another semi-truck and four other vehicles were damaged by debris from the collision.
Both lanes of eastbound Highway 512 near Puyallup were blocked for several hours, but all lanes have reopened.