Woman, 28, killed in own driveway in Vancouver, WA
Posted on Sunday, June 14th, 2020 at 2:33 pm
VANCOUVER, WA – A 28-year-old woman was killed in her own driveway last night when she was struck by a vehicle, reports KOMO News.
The accident happened around 7:30 p.m. in the 8300 block of Northeast 139th Street.
A Chevy Suburban driven by 25-year-old Allister Gollihugh, of Keizer, Oregon, drove off the roadway and struck a utility pole. The Chevy then traveled into the driveway of 28-year-old Rachel Casper, who had gone outside to walk with her father to a neighbor’s house.
Casper was pronounced dead at the scene.
Alcohol is not believed to have been a factor, and there is no information available as to why he lost control of the vehicle.
The accident remains under investigation.
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