A man died Wednesday morning after a northbound Interstate 5 crash at Carpenter Road in Lacey, according to the Washington State Patrol.
The man was identified as a 50-year-old Tumwater man. The Thurston County Coroner’s Office is still working to notify the next of kin of his death.
At about 5:50 a.m., the man had been driving a silver Ford pickup north on I-5 when his car left the road. The car traveled about 60 feet down an embankment before coming to a stop. The man died at the scene. He had been wearing a seat belt.
No other cars were involved in the crash, and no one else was injured.
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Washington State troopers are still investigating the cause of the crash, but they don’t believe drugs or alcohol were involved.