Single car crash claims lives of two Enumclaw men Friday evening

A Friday evening crash near Enumclaw took the lives of two young men.

A Friday evening crash near Enumclaw took the lives of two young men.

According to the King County Sheriff’s Office the single-vehicle crash occurred at about 8:30 p.m. on Southeast 432 and 284th Avenue Southeast, known also as the pickle factory road.

Driving the 2001 Volkswagen GTI was 19-year-old Justin Glasco. His 20-year-old passenger was Alfredo Gonzalez. Both were from Enumclaw and died as a result of the accident.

According to the sheriff’s office report, both were wearing seat belts and speed was a factor in the crash.

The sheriff’s office reported there was no ice on the road at the time of the incident.

At the scene of the crash it appeared the vehicle left the road, hit a fence line and crashed into a large tree in the front yard of a home.

The sheriff’s office reported no further investigation of the crash is being conducted.

 

View Larger Map

More in News

Taxing district was independent, now part of city government

In a move that was philosophically opposed by a pair of council members, the city of Enumclaw has taken control of the local Transportation Benefit District. The move may not be noticeable to the general public, as the collection and distribution of money should be unchanged. Also, the people controlling the dollars and cents remain the same.

Wilbanks wins close Buckley race

It took a month, but Luke Wilbanks finally knows he’ll be occupying a seat on the Buckley City Council.

Smooth holiday travel requires planning, patience | Department of Transportation

No matter what your holiday plans, being prepared for winter conditions and holiday traffic will help make your trip smoother. The Washington State Department of Transportation urges all travelers to “know before you go” and plan ahead for smoother travel.

Pierce County burn ban lifted | Puget Sound Clean Air Agency Update

The weather may be getting colder, but burn bans have been called for multiple counties due to deteriorating air quality.

Local authors publish their first novels

Sometimes, you just can’t get an idea out of your head. For two local authors, this certainly has been the case. Since they were kids, James Peet of Enumclaw and Tommy Rice of Bonney Lake had some ideas in their heads, ones that never quite left them, even as they grew older, got jobs, and settled down with their wives and kids of their own.

Scammers posing as the State Supreme Court Clerk | Office of the Attorney General

Scammers are posing as the Washington State Supreme Court Clerk to call Washingtonians to demand money and threaten arrest. The fraudulent calls have so far targeted individuals with Hispanic last names.

Enumclaw’s Van Hulse to compete in national music showcase

Erik Van Hulse, who also goes by his stage name Siboh Nisoh, has been working toward this big break for almost as long as he can remember.

Kiwanis honor four as Students of the Month

Members of the Buckley Kiwanis Club honored a trio of “Students of the Month” during an Nov. 16 gathering.

Pepper addresses ‘false’ recall charges in community meeting

The meeting, held at the Black Diamond library, was a chance for voters to have “an opportunity to hear from both sides before they decide to sign,” the recall petition, Pepper wrote in an announcement for the meeting.

Most Read