Renton couple killed in auto crash

A one-car crash left a young couple in Renton dead Tuesday night, and police said speed is likely to blame.

A 22-year-old man and his 21-year-old girlfriend, both from Renton, were driving on the 11200 block of Southeast 162nd Street shortly after 10 p.m. “at a speed greater than the posted 25 miles per hour,” said police.

The man lost control of the SUV he was driving, and drove into a drainage ditch, flipped and struck a concrete retaining wall. According to Seattletimes.com, the man and woman were pronounced dead at the scene.

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