1 Killed in Ferndale Auto Accident on Slater Road
FERNDALE, WA (June 19, 2020) – Early Thursday afternoon, Christine Seyl died in a bicycle crash on Slater Road and Ferndale Road.
The crash, involving a passenger car and a bicyclist, occurred on Slater Road and Ferndale Road around 2:25 p.m.
Many witnesses reported that a passenger vehicle crashed with a bicycle rider in the eastbound lane of Slater Road.
As a result, 71-year-old bicyclist, Christine Seyl of Bellingham, succumbed to fatal injuries at the scene.
According to early reports, it was a Ferndale woman driving an eastbound 2009 Honda Accord who crashed into Christine Seyl.
The WSP investigators revealed that the speed limit in the crash scene was 50 mph. As a result of the crash, the Honda sustained damages and a towing service removed it from the scene.
Moreover, the police confirmed that the driver wore her seatbelt. Also, she didn’t drive while intoxicated.
Meanwhile, the bicyclist wore a USDOT-compliant helmet during the crash. Her family has been notified.
Due to the incident, the authorities shut down Slater Road for multiple hours between LaBounty Road and Imhof Road.
Our sincere sympathies are with the loved ones of Christine Seyl during this difficult time.
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