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Yakima Man Being Held for Car Crash That Injures One
A 19 year old man from Yakima is in the county jail today after being arrested following a crash Sunday that injured a passenger. Gage Van Wyk is being held on 25,000 dollars bail. State Patrol troopers say he lost control of a vehicle that rolled on North Wenas road...
Woman Struck by a Car While Walking Along Highway
A car struck a 68-year-old woman while she was walking along Highway 97 a mile south of Union Gap. Washington State Patrol troopers say Maxine Rippy was walking northbound at about 5:30 last night, when she ran into the roadway and was struck by a vehicle driven by a 38-year-old Yakima man who was n…
Union Gap Man Killed One Car Accident
Investigators are looking for answers after a man was found dead inside his vehicle on Monday. Washington State Patrol troopers say 59-year-old Dennis Weaver of Union Gap drove off an embankment near Moxee Monday morning. Troopers say it happened on the 1600 block of Walters Road...
Special DUI Emphasis Patrols in Effect Through The New Year
The “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” traffic emphasis starts Wednesday in Yakima and throughout state as people start having a good time for the holidays. Officers and troopers throughout the state will conduct special DUI emphasis patrols looking for drivers who drink an…
Fatal Car Crash on Highway 12 West of Naches
A 28-year-old man was killed in a crash on Highway 12 early Thursday morning 13 miles west of Naches. State Patrol troopers say Michael Orr was driving his Chevy pickup truck westbound when he entered a right curve, drifted into the eastbound lanes and off the roadway...
One Injured in CWU Van Accident on I-82
A Central Washington University van carrying six passengers drove off the road at the Rest Haven Road overpass on Sunday night just north of Yakima, Wash.
The Washington State Patrol said the driver got lost returning to Ellensburg and missed the freeway overpass turn, resulting in the van striking t…
Lower Valley Car Crash Takes Two Lives
The Washington State Patrol blames a fatal crash in Prosser Saturday on neglect. A mother and daughter died in the crash reported afternoon on State Route 22 at Richards Road. A pickup truck crossed the center line and crashed into the vehicle of 44-year-old Llda (Ida) Islas  and 14-year-o…

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