1 dead, 1 injured in one-vehicle crash on US 101 near Shelton
Posted on Tuesday, December 8th, 2020 at 10:02 pm
SHELTON, WA – The Washington State Patrol is investigating a crash that happened on US 101 near Purdy Cutoff Rd late Monday night and resulted in one death.
The road is open at this time, but lanes may close during the investigation. Our hearts go out to all affected by this tragic incident. pic.twitter.com/w97l9fK5oL
— Trooper Chelsea Hodgson (@wspd8pio) December 8, 2020
According to WSP Trooper Chelsea Hodgson, the single-vehicle accident occurred around 2 a.m. Tuesday. The 56-year-old driver, William W. Weiss, died at the scene. A female passenger was transported to a local hospital for treatment and is expected to live. No other vehicles were involved.
Officials are investigating the cause of the crash, but according to KOMO News, believe that drugs or alcohol could have been contributing factors.
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