- 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.


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


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

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