One Dead From Three Vehicle Crash Near Cle Elum
One person's dead from a three-vehicle crash on SR 970 near Cle Elum Wednesday evening.
Troopers say a 2007 Ford Econoline van was headed westbound when it stopped to make a left turn onto Red Bridge Road. The van was rear ended by a 2017 Volkswagen Golf, which was then rear ended by a 2017 Volkswagen Jetta.
The driver of the Jetta, 37-year-old Elecia Vaughn of Cle Elum, was injured and pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the Golf, 34-year-old Max Twogood of Seattle, received injuries but was not taken to a hospital.
Two people in the van were not injured. They were 36-year-old Timothy Soderstrom of Cle Elum and 22-year-old Riley Seed of Ellensburg.
Drugs or alcohol were not involved in the crash, which took place just before 5:30pm Wednesday.