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Canadian Border Closed

A deadly crash has closed the Peace Arch border crossing into Canada on Interstate 5 north of Blaine.

Northbound travelers can still use SR-543, SR-539 and SR-9 to cross the border, but are warned to expect delays.

Royal Canadian Mounted Police said two vehicles crashed around 11:30 a.m.

Thursday in the northbound lanes of the freeway about 300 yards north of the Canadian border.

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation reported a van driver died after an SUV driver crashed into it at a high speed,

causing the van to burst into flames. The SUV driver was hospitalized and is expected to survive.

Video from the scene showed flames and thick black smoke spewing from the van involved in the crash.

Full Story: HERE

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Laurie is a rare Seattle-born Native. She has raised her children, but as a working mom knows how important it is to look and feel your best. She currently volunteers with Queen It’s a New Day, a non-profit organization in Everett, giving women a hand up to feel great inside and out. As a published author and life coach, Laurie is WARM’s Afternoon Traffic host with the philosophy of…” traffic is a lot like life, sometimes you have a speed –limit drive and sometimes you hit a slow-down or detour, but with the right guidance and information, we can all get through it together”.