- Associated Press - Tuesday, July 12, 2016

WHITE SWAN, Wash. (AP) - Authorities say three people were killed in a head-on vehicle crash near Yakima.

The Yakima Herald-Republic reports (https://goo.gl/WiyrFP ) the crash happened Tuesday afternoon about six miles east of White Swan.

Yakima County Coroner Jack Hawkins says 53-year-old David Dogsleep was among those killed. Hawkins says Dogsleep was driving a pickup when it was struck by a car that was passing another vehicle in the westbound lane.

The driver of the car, 28-year-old Nicholas Martinez, and one of his passengers, 44-year-old Anthony John, also died.

Yakama Nation tribal police are investigating.



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An earlier version of this story spelled Yakama Nation incorrectly. The story has been changed to the correct spelling.

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Information from: Yakima Herald-Republic, https://www.yakimaherald.com

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