One person is dead following a single-car crash near the intersection of Steilcoom Road Southeast and Pacific Avenue Southeast around 6:15 a.m. Monday, according to Thurston County dispatch.
Fidel Garcia Vasquez, 36, of Olympia died at the scene, after striking a utility pole with his 1999 Chevrolet pickup, while driving south on Steilacoom Road, in Thurston County.
Thurston County deputies reported that the vehicle was traveling at a high-rate of speed when it crashed into a pole.
Washington State Patrol also responded to the crash, and at this time, it is unknown if drugs or alcohol played a role in the crash.
Drivers are advised to take alternate routes if possible.
Check back later for updates.