29-Year-Old Mother Fatally Struck in Multi-Vehicle DUI Collision near Northeast 130th Street

MOUNTLAKE TERRACE, WA (November 7, 2022) – Thursday, Mackenzie Mitchell was killed in a four-vehicle DUI accident on Interstate 5.

Dispatchers responded to the scene near NE 130th Street just before 1:00 a.m.

Per reports, a man was driving west on Northeast 130th Street when he veered off an overpass before striking multiple vehicles on the northbound lanes. Mitchell was a passenger inside one of the vehicles that was struck.

Medics arrived and transported 29-year-old Mitchell, of Everett to Harborview Medical Center where she was later pronounced dead.

Meanwhile, officers arrested 45-year-old Liming Gao, from Seattle for driving under the influence of alcohol.

The loved ones of Mitchell set up a GoFundMe page to help with costs during this time. She will be remembered as a devoted mother, sister and daughter.

The team at Sweet James would like to take this opportunity to extend their sincere condolences to the family and friends of Mackenzie Mitchell. May you find comfort and strength during this difficult time.

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