The Washington State Patrol says a driver could be charged with vehicular homicide for a crash Thursday night near Bellingham that killed his passenger.

The Washington State Patrol says a driver could be charged with vehicular homicide for a crash Thursday night near Bellingham that killed his passenger.

The patrol says the car driven by a 21-year-old Ferndale man drifted off a road and hit a utility pole.

The passenger, 21-year-old Axl Markusen of Blaine, was taken to a Bellingham hospital where he died.