COLVILLE, Wash. — The Washington State Patrol said one person died and two people were injured in a crash on Highway 395 about six miles south of Colville at approximately 3:30 p.m. Wednesday.
The WSP identified the woman who died as 81-year-old Shirley J. Ashbaugh.
She was driving southbound and alone, the WSP said. Drugs or alcohol have been determined not to be a factor.
The crash occurred on Highway 395 near milepost 223 in Stevens County, the release said. The roadway reopened at 10:24 p.m.
A 2-year-old was uninjured, troopers said.
Troopers on scene said a car with three people inside was headed northbound on Highway 395 when it veered off and drove over the median, striking Ashbaugh.
The people in the northbound car were taken to a nearby hospital for non life-threatening injuries.
Troopers said a detour was put in place around 6 p.m.