September 4, 2013 in City

W. Wash. man dies in Pend Oreille County crash

From staff reports

Stuart Lacy, 49, of Monroe, Wash., died Tuesday after the 2006 Chevy Express van he was driving rolled negotiating a turn along state Highway 20 north of Usk, the Washington State Patrol reported.

The incident occurred just after 4 p.m. Tuesday about 4 miles north of Usk on state Highway 20, according to a news release from the WSP. While traveling north on a stretch of highway hugging the Pend Oreille River, the van left the roadway to the right into a ditch, rolled, then struck a power pole. Lacy was declared dead at the scene.

Lacy was the sole occupant of the vehicle, and no one else was injured. Lacy was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash, the WSP reported.

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