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Wrong-way driver arrested for DUI after deadly crash near Marysville

The wrong-way driver who caused a deadly collision on I-5 near Marysville was arrested for DUI.

A 56-year-old man was arrested for DUI after a deadly crash closed the southbound lanes of I-5 near Marysville on Sunday.

The crash happened just south of Highway 530 around 4 p.m.

According to the Washington State Patrol, the man was driving a 1991 Ford Explorer northbound in the southbound lanes when he hit a 1997 Toyota Corolla. The head-on crash caused the Corolla to rollover and land on the cable barrier. A passenger in the Corolla, 28-year-old Miriam Robinson, was killed in the crash.

Three other vehicles involved were hit with debris from the collision.

The 56-year-old driver could face charges of Vehicular Homicide.

All lanes of southbound I-5 opened back up to traffic before 8 p.m.