Blaine man dies after losing control of his car

By Stefanie Donahue

Washington State Patrol (WSP) troopers say high speed was the primary cause of a fatal car crash on August 2 that resulted in the death of a 30-year-old Blaine man, Kyle Wayne Thompson.

The accident took place around 6:20 p.m. at 4753 Noon Road, just a few miles north of Bellingham city limits, according to a report from WSP.

Thompson’s 1999 GMC Sierra struck a fence, drove into a ditch and rolled multiple times after he crossed into the northbound lane and overcorrected while turning back into the southbound lane.

He was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from the vehicle, WSP reports. He died on the scene.

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