Ferndale driver fleeing police crashes, dies in Whatcom County
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say a Ferndale man died after he fled police at high speeds and crashed his vehicle. The Washington State Patrol says 54-year-old Ruben Mondragon-Gutierrez was found dead at the scene of a rollover crash early Wednesday in Whatcom County. The patrol says a before the crash a Lynden police officer noticed Mondragon-Gutierrez exit a grocery store parking lot but quickly park again after seeing the squad car.