A 23-year-old woman was killed Tuesday morning when the car she was driving drifted into oncoming traffic and collided with a pickup near Othello, according to the Washington State Patrol.
Rebecca Lynn Harvey, of Veradale, was driving her Ford Focus on Highway 17 at 7:24 a.m. when the car crossed the center line and struck a Chevy pickup in the side, the state patrol said. Harvey died at the scene.
The driver of the truck, Garth Leon Peterson, 60, of Othello, was injured but was not taken to a hospital, the state patrol said.
A passenger in the truck, Alec Leon Alvarez, 18, of Othello, also was injured but did not go to the hospital.
Both vehicles were totaled in the collision, state patrol said. Troopers do not suspect drugs or alcohol were involved. Harvey was wearing her seat belt.