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Two More Dead on Highway 2–Four Children Injured

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A head-on collision on U.S. 2 killed two people and injured four others on Monday.A Subaru, which was westbound on the highway, crossed the centerline and collided head-on with a Jeep Wrangler, said Keith Leary, a state patrol trooper.Marva D. Peterson, 56, Snohomish, the driver of the Subaru, and Roger J. Thomas, 40, Marysville, the driver of the Jeep, died at the scene, according to a state patrol memo. Four passengers in the Jeep were also injured. They were identified as Soi Jung, 30, James Truong, 11, Evan Loam, 11, and Terry Jung, 10, all of Kirkland. One of the children was seriously injured and was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. The other three passengers were taken to local hospitals, Leary said.

Two lane highways are extremely dangerous. How many lives have to be ruined or even lost before we make a commitment to make Highway 2–and the other dangerous roads in our state–safe?