A teenager was killed late Sunday when her car crashed into a tree east of Arlington.

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A 17-year-old Stanwood girl died late Sunday after the car she was driving hit a tree.

The girl, identified by the Washington State Patrol as Samantha Weldon, was driving east on Highway 530 near 300th Street Northeast, five miles east of Arlington. The car, a Dodge Intrepid, left the highway and struck a tree about 11:15 p.m., according to the State Patrol.

She was pronounced dead at the scene.