MEDICAL LAKE, Wash. – The Medical Lake High School Track Team asks students and members of the community to wear yellow on Monday and Wednesday to honor Journey Tueller.

An email with the request was sent to Medical Lake parents on Sunday from Superintendent, Tim Ames.

The email also invited families to attend a community candle light vigil on Wednesday, April 18.


A two-vehicle crash at Highway 2 and Wood Road six miles outside of Airway Heights on Saturday morning has left one teen dead and three others injured.

The crash was a result of a stop sign violation, officials said. A Kia Sorento was traveling southbound on Wood Road and a blue Ford truck was traveling eastbound on Highway 2 approaching Wood Road. The Kia pulled out in front of the truck, which T-boned the Kia while traveling at highway speed. Both vehicles came to rest in the southeast corner of the intersection in a field.

The crash happened at 6:47 a.m., officials said.

Officials said female Sorento passenger Journey Tueller, 17, from Reardan, Washington, died at the scene. Next of kin have been notified.

Three other teens were transported to Sacred Heart Medical Center with serious injuries. They are 14-year-old Savannah S. Sutton, 15-year-old Laci R. Sica and and 17-year-old Lauren H. Gross, officials said.

The driver of the Ford was treated at the scene for minor injuries.

This is a developing story and the investigation is ongoing.