Authorities release name of Connell man hit by car while riding off-road vehicle

By the Tri-City HeraldJanuary 15, 2013 

CONNELL -- Authorities have released the name of a 32-year-old Connell man who died Friday night after a car hit his off-road vehicle.

Yan Garayquispialaya died at Kadlec Regional Medical Center in Richland following the 5:04 p.m. crash.

Relatives were notified of his death by Garayquispialaya's employer, the Washington State Patrol reported late Monday.

He was driving a 2002 Honda Trx350 off-road vehicle on Highway 260, about four miles west of Connell, without headlights or a helmet, the State Patrol said.

He was struck from behind by a 1999 Buick Century. The cause of the wreck remains under investigation.

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