Arrow-right Camera

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper The Spokesman-Review

Friday, November 15, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
Fog 35° Fog
News >  Spokane

Two killed in head-on collision

Two Lewiston residents died Saturday when their car collided head-on with another attempting a pass on State Route 127 seven miles south of Dusty, in Whitman County.

Ronald Gary West, 64, was the driver and Frances Mary West, 72, the passenger in a 2007 Toyota Camry. They were headed northbound around 11:30 a.m. when a southbound 2006 Chevy Trailblazer driven by Victor Jacob Marly pulled out to pass another vehicle, according to the Washington State Patrol.

The Wests died at the scene.

Marly, of Milton-Freewater, Ore., was airlifted to Sacred Heart Medical Center, where he was listed in satisfactory condition. He will be charged with vehicular homicide for disregarding the safety of others.

Subscribe to the Morning Review newsletter

Get the day’s top headlines delivered to your inbox every morning by subscribing to our newsletter.

You have been successfully subscribed!
There was a problem subscribing you to the newsletter. Double check your email and try again, or email webteam@spokesman.com