Passenger Killed in Olympia, WA, Van Accident on Reservation
Olympia, WA -- January 16, 2017, a passenger was killed following an accident in which a van veered off of Reservation Road SE and crashed.
Officials from the Thurston County Sheriff's Department were called to the scene of the accident at around 9:15 a.m.
According to preliminary reports, a white van was traveling down Reservation Road SE toward the intersection of 25th Avenue. Reports claim that as the van went into a curve, it attempted to pass another vehicle. As it did so, the van somehow lost control and veered off of the roadway. As a result, the van crashed through a fence and overturned in the grass.
Due to the severity of the crash, a passenger in the van suffered fatal injuries and died at the scene. It's unclear if any other injuries occurred.
At this time, authorities have not specified what factors contributed to the accident. Their investigations are ongoing.
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