The Chronicle

Orting Man Dies in Wrong-Way Freeway Crash South of Tacoma

Posted: Monday, March 29, 2010 10:27 am

    One person has died as the result of a wrong-way crash on Interstate 5 in southern Pierce County early this morning.

    Garrett M. Felt, 24, of Orting, collided head-on with a semi truck while driving southbound in the northbound lanes of I-5, south of the Berkeley Street exit in Lakewood. According to the Washington State Patrol, Felt drove nearly six miles in the wrong direction of travel and narrowly missed other vehicles before the fatal crash.

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