WSP Detectives Seek Witnesses to Car/Pedestrian Fatal Collision on SR530

The Washington State Patrol’s Criminal Investigation Division is investigating a fatal collision involving a pedestrian and a Ford Windstar minivan that occurred on Sunday July 31, 2016 at approximately 4:17 AM on SR 530 just east of Interstate 5 in Arlington, WA.

Detectives are seeking additional witnesses to the actual collision or any events leading up to or after the crash.  If you know anything about this collision, or know someone who does, you are asked to call Detective Charles Sletten at (360) 654-1144 or e-mail at


The Washington State Patrol responded to a fatality collision on State Route 530, two miles West of Arlington  around 4:17 am on July 31st, 2016.

According to a press memo from the Washington State Patrol, 65-year old Donald Ulberg of Arlington was traveling Westbound SR530 near milepost 18 in a white 1998 Ford Windstar when he struck a pedestrian.

According to Troopers, 27-year old Shane Stieben of Everett, was walking on SR530 when he was struck. He was pronounced dead at the scene.  Next of Kin was notified by Troopers.

The cause of the crash is under investigation and charges are pending against the driver of the Windstar.

The driver of the  Windstar was not injured and was transported to his residence. The Windstar was  impounded to the Washington State Patrol bullpen.

sourced – CO1 Cortney Horn X325 – Washington State Patrol- D7 Marysville – 360-654-1200



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