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Body of child recovered from vehicle that crashed into Snoqualmie River

The vehicle submerged after a crash on SE Fall City-Snoqualmie Road Sunday morning.

FALL CITY, Wash. — The body of an 8-year-old boy was recovered from a truck that crashed into Snoqualmie River near Fall City on Sunday.

The body of a woman is still missing.

The vehicle was found between 75-100 yards from where it crashed into the river, according to the sheriff's office. It was pulled from the river Tuesday.

The crash occurred just before 2 a.m. on SE Fall City - Snoqualmie Road near the Fish Hatchery Road intersection, according to Eastside Fire & Rescue.

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The two other occupants of the vehicle survived the crash. including an 8-month-old baby girl and the driver.

The driver, a 35-year-old Carnation man, was charged with DUI. Additional charges are pending, according to the Washington State Patrol (WSP).

WSP Trooper Rick Johnson said the driver of the vehicle lost control while attempting to make a turn in slippery conditions.

The Fall City Fire Department, Eastside Fire & Rescue, the WSP and the King County Sheriff's Office participated in the search for the woman and child.


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