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1 dead, 2 hurt after suspected drunk driver crashes into 2 cars, pedestrian

Posted on Saturday, May 15th, 2021 at 7:14 pm    

POMONA, WA (YAKIMA COUNTY) – A woman was fatally struck by a suspected drunk driver who failed to stop in a construction zone near Pomona early this morning, according to KOMO News.

The crash happened in a construction zone on State Route 823 at about 1:15 a.m. Vehicles were stopped and using an alternating traffic pattern near the site.

21-year-old Toppenish resident Jada Gibson failed to stop for traffic and collided with two other vehicles and 51-year-old Pasco woman Bonnie Stewart, who was walking in the construction site.

Stewart died at the scene.

Two occupants from one of the other vehicles were brought to the hospital for the treatment of undisclosed injuries.

Gibson, who was reportedly driving under the influence at the time, was not hurt.

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