Car flips over median killing passenger

Car flips over median killing passenger

Car flips over median killing passenger

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by KREM.com

KREM.com

Posted on July 9, 2013 at 7:26 AM

Updated Tuesday, Jul 9 at 8:38 AM

BOONER COUNTY, Wash. -- One person is dead after the car she was traveling in flipped over a median early Sunday morning.

The accident happened around 3 a.m. Sunday.

The Washington State Patrol said Ryan Ek, 18, of Kalispell, MT was driving a 2005 Chevrolet Aveo on northbound Highway 395 when he drifted off the roadway, crossing the median and rolling across both southbound lanes.

Ek suffered injuries and was transported to Richland Hospital. The passenger, Lineesa Abernathy, 18, of Kalispell, MT was killed in the accident.

The cause of the accident is still being investigated.

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