A man was killed in a head-on collision on Highway 2 Friday, the second deadly accident in as many days on the notorious road.

It happened around 11 a.m. just east of Index in Snohomish County.

Washington State Patrol spokesman Keith Leary said the driver who was killed crossed the centerline while on a curve and hit a vehicle coming the opposite direction. The driver died at the scene.

The driver of the other vehicle was taken to the hospital as a precaution.

It s not immediately known if drugs or alcohol were factors.

The highway was closed for several hours at the scene.

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