State Patrol seeks witnesses to fatal Oct. 5 crash


TOUCHET — The Washington State Patrol is investigating a fatal collision that occurred west of Touchet on Oct. 5 and has asked for witnesses to come forward.

According to initial reports from the WSP, five people were injured in the head-on collision 15 miles east of Wallula Junction on U.S. Highway 12 at roughly 4:30 p.m. Two women died as a result of injuries sustained in the collision.

“Investigators are seeking additional witnesses to the collision and any event leading up to it,” WSP officials stated in a news release issued this morning. “If you saw or heard anything, or know someone who did, please call Trooper Shawn Williams or Sgt. Mike Eggleston at 509-527-4472.”


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