Tuesday crash on 410 leaves one dead, Enumclaw man hurt

A Milton man was killed Tuesday afternoon and an Enumclaw man was injured during a head-on crash near Buckley.

The accident occurred at about 3:45 p.m. on state Route 410 at 254th Avenue East.

According to a Washington State Patrol report, 26-year-old Tyler S. Nelson was driving west on SR 410 in a 1998 Jeep Cherokee when he attempted to pass another westbound vehicle. He drove into oncoming traffic and struck the Ford F-450 being driven eastbound by Enumclaw resident Martin A. Nachtsheim, 34.

Nelson was pronounced dead at the scene and Nachtsheim was transported to St. Joseph Hospital in Tacoma.

The highway was closed while the WSP investigated and traffic was detoured until approximately 6:45 p.m.

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