4 Dead, 3 Injured in Highway 97 Crash With Semi-Trailer [Toppenish, WA]

4 Dead, 3 Injured in Highway 97 Crash With Semi-Trailer [Toppenish, WA]

4 Dead, 3 Injured in Highway 97 Crash With Semi-Trailer [Toppenish, WA]

Frances Northover, Susan Brown, Matt Brown-Washington and Michelle Untuch ID’d as Fatal Victims in Collision on Highway 97 Near Larue Road

 
TOPPENISH, WA (May 9, 2019) – Four people died Tuesday morning following an SUV accident with a semi-trailer on Highway 97 near Larue Road.
 
According to Washington State Trooper Justin Rumsey, the incident occurred south of Toppenish.
 
Around 4 a.m., a semi-truck collided with a Dodge Durango SUV carrying six people inside.
 
Four people inside the Dodge Durango perished in the crash. The victims were identified as 41-year-old Frances Northover, of Bellingham; 61-year-old Susan Brown, of Yakima; 21-year-old Matt Brown-Washington, of Wapato; and 39-year-old Michelle Untuch, of Toppenish.
 
The two outstanding Dodge occupants suffered unknown injuries while the semi-trailer driver sustained minor injuries.
 
Information is insufficient at this time, but according to Rumsey, the Dodge Durango reportedly sped through a stop sign before smashing into the southbound semi-trailer.
 
Details concerning at which direction the Dodge Durango was traveling was unavailable. However, an ongoing investigation continues as investigators piece together this deadly crash.


Our law group would like to express our sympathies to the families and friends of Frances Northover, Susan Brown, Matt Brown-Washington and Michelle Untuch.


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