RENTON, Wash. — A driver involved in a two-vehicle crash Tuesday night in Renton died from blunt-force injuries, not gunshot wounds, police have determined.
The crash at Rolling Hills Avenue SE and Puget Drive SE was reported just after 9 p.m. on Tuesday. The lone occupant of one of the vehicles, who was pronounced dead at the scene, was originally believed to have died from gunshot wounds.
Officers found a handgun in the deceased driver's vehicle.
On Wednesday, Renton police determined the driver suffered multiple blunt-force injuries as a result of the crash. The driver was not shot.
The occupants in the other vehicle did not report any injuries.
The cause of the crash is still under investigation.