April 25, 2011 in City

Pe Ell, Wash., man killed in I-90 accident

By The Spokesman-Review
 

A man from Pe Ell, Wash., was killed Sunday night in a traffic accident on Interstate 90 just west of Spokane, the Washington State Patrol said.

William L. Ainsworth, 73, died at the scene of the collision about 8 miles west of downtown Spokane.

He was headed east in a 1994 Lincoln Town Car, but traveling in one of the westbound lanes about 8:40 p.m., troopers said.

Ainsworth collided with a 2000 Hyundai Elantra driven by Jessica L. Sharp, 20, of Liberty Lake, in a head-on collision. Sharp was headed west.

She was initially taken to Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center and then airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.

A third driver, Jackie C. Borup, 35, of Moses Lake, was also involved in the accident. She was also headed west in a 2011 Toyota Camry. Borup was taken to Sacred Heart.

Borup’s passenger. Andrea C. Borup, 9, of Moses Lake, was also taken to Sacred Heart.

The accident is under investigation.

An earlier version of this story gave incorrect information from WSP about the vehicles driven by Sharp and Borup and Sharp’s age.


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