Truck driver Michael Erickson, 61, killed in crash on Interstate 5 near Tumwater, Washington

Modified Date: 
Sat, 08/27/2022 - 8:46pm
Accident Date: 
Monday, August 22, 2022

Fatal semi-truck crash closes multiple lanes of I-5 south of Tumwater

Washington State Patrol (WSP) Trooper Robert Reyer said the semi-truck hit an overpass near milepost 97 and 113th Avenue SW. The driver of the semi-truck died at the scene. 

Thurston County Coroner Identifies Man Killed in Crash That Blocked I-5 Lanes for Over 13 Hours

Erickson’s cause of death was multiple blunt force injuries, the Thurston County Coroner’s Office confirmed to The Chronicle on Thursday. 


Fuel Spill
People Involved: 
Michael Erickson
Interstate 5