PENDLETON -- A taxi driver died Saturday when his taxi cab struck a cow on Highway 395 south of Pendleton.
Two passengers in the cab were not injured.
Steven D. Christiansen, 59, of Pendleton, was southbound on the highway near milepost 4 when he struck a black cow in the roadway, according to a news release.
Christiansen was transporting Brianna M. Gillette, 27, of North Portland, and Shenia N. Winterton, 16, of Pendleton. All three were wearing seat belts.
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The cow's owner and information about how it got onto the roadway were not immediately known.
Learn 'fast and easy' hairstyles at class
Cosmetology students at Victoria's Academy are offering a class on "Fast and Easy Hairstyles."
The class begins at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Victoria's Academy, 23 W. First Ave., Kennewick. There is a $15 fee, and the class is limited to 10 participants. To register, call 222-5080 or go to communityed.ksd.org.