Bail Maintained for Woman Who Killed 72-Year-Old Man, More Briefs
- A 27-year-old woman being held in the Yakima County jail on a vehicular homicide charge attempted to have her bail lowered on Wednesday but was denied.
Washington State Patrol troopers say Nicole Fragoso was driving in the 2800 block of Terrace Heights Drive striking 72-year-old Russell Bartlett who was walking on the sidewalk. Troopers say Fragoso continued driving along Terrace Heights Drive after the crash until she was stopped by the state patrol about a mile away.
Bartlett died at a Yakima hospital.
Fragoso is being held in the Yakima County jail on a charge of hit and run and vehicular homicide.
- An 11-year-old boy is being treated at a Seattle hospital after being pulled from the pool at the YMCA on Saturday in a near drowning incident.
An article in Tuesday’s Yakima Herald-Republic says it happened Saturday night.
The boy was pulled from the bottom of the pool and CPR was performed by a lifeguard. The boy was taken to Seattle Childrens’ Hospital but we don’t know his condition today.
The child was participating in youth night at the facility Saturday when the near drowning happened. 22 kids were involved in the night and 2 lifeguards were on duty.
- A car fire at the Walmart in Terrace Heights on Sunday caused a big explosion but no injuries.
Yakima firefighters were called to the store’s parking lot Sunday afternoon. When they arrived they found several cars on fire.
A total of 6 cars were damaged in the fire that started in one car in the lot and then spread to the others.
The cause is under investigation and no injuries were reported.