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Woman, 28, dead in Yakima County accident with semi-truck

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Posted on September 6, 2020

MOXEE, WA (YAKIMA COUNTY) – A woman died in a three-vehicle collision on SR-24 in Moxee Wednesday afternoon, according to YakTriNews.

The accident occurred near the intersection of SR-24 and Rivard Road at about 4 p.m. when 28-year-old Christie A. Cox, of Moxee, drove a Toyota Corolla into the path of a semi-truck.

The truck, driven by Selah man Yeltsin G. Garduno, 28, then collided with the Corolla.

Another semi-truck went off the road in order to avoid colliding with the other vehicles.

Cox was taken to the hospital in Seattle and there died of her injuries.

The other drivers were not injured in the crash.

Authorities do not believe at this time that intoxication was a factor in the collision.

This is one in a series of reports provided by Caffee Law as a service to inform our Seattle neighbors about traffic news and accidents in the area. Many of these accidents are preventable, and we hope that by reporting on such events, we will reduce the frequency of similar incidents. However, if you or someone you know has been injured in a similar situation, contact the Seattle truck accident injury attorneys of Jeffrey R. Caffee today for a consultation. You may be able to receive compensation for lost wages, medical bills, and other expenses.