John Cummins Involved in Fatal Truck Collision near South Booker Road
OTHELLO, WA (October 29, 2018) – A woman was killed early Monday evening following a two-vehicle collision near South Booker Road. The victim was later identified as 35-year-old Ashley Alred, a resident of Connell.
According to the Washington State Patrol, the incident happened shortly before 5:30 PM. A southbound 2003 Freightliner semi-truck was approaching Highway 26 when it ran the stop sign and struck an eastbound 2006 Ford Escape.
Alred suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene by emergency responders. Meanwhile, the semi-truck driver, identified as 66-year-old John Cummins of Carson, remained and was cited for failing to stop at a stop sign.
An investigation is ongoing to determine the cause of the fatal crash and to identify other possible contributing factors. Anyone who may have witnessed the incident is asked to contact the authorities as soon as possible. Additional information will be released once it becomes available.
We at Sweet Law offer our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Ashley Alred. Our deepest thoughts and prayers are with them during this difficult time. May she rest in peace.
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