Medical emergency may have led to deadly head-on crash in Tacoma, police say

Police are investigating a crash that left a woman dead Tuesday morning in Tacoma.

Yakima Ave. was shut down between S. 86th and S. 88th St. as officers investigated the deadly head-on crash around 8:00 a.m.

According to Tacoma Police, the 64-year-old driver of a gray SUV apparently had a medical emergency and swerved into the oncoming lane.

The 34-year-old driver of a white SUV was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

Police said the road would continue to be blocked during the investigation.

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