Updated: Three teens die in crash on Mill Creek Road


This story has been updated since its original publication.

Three Walla Walla High School students died early today in a single-vehicle crash on Mill Creek Road, according to a news release from the Walla Walla County Sheriff's Office.

KNDU reports the Walla Walla County coroner has identified the teens as Athena Bentley, 15; Uziel Bermoy, 16; and Aidan Boede, 17.

Deputies responded to a report about the wreck about 3 a.m. in the area of 3900 Mill Creek Road, the release said.

Deputies and personnel from Walla Walla County Fire District 4 responded to the scene. The three teens were declared dead at the scene of the rollover wreck.

Speed appears to have been a factor in the crash, Sheriff John Turner said in the release, and the investigation is ongoing. Identities of the victims are being withheld pending notification of family, he said.


rider 1 year, 2 months ago

Very sad. Prayers to the families.


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