Woman identified in fatal rollover accident, driver likely impaired
Posted on Wednesday, July 15th, 2020 at 8:22 pm
TACOMA, WA – A woman died Tuesday night after the car she was in approached a turn too fast and rolled over, slamming into a pile of rocks on Waller Road.
According to an article from The News Tribune, the victim, 44-year-old Lisa Sanford, was the passenger in a 2000 Volkswagen Passat. The driver, an unidentified 55-year-old man, was probably under the influence, according to Pierce County investigators.
Sanford was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver was transported to Tacoma General Hospital in serious condition.
The driver is expected to face criminal charges but has not yet been arrested, as he is still undergoing treatment.
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