Olympia Crash Killed Dale Drewry on Old highway 99
Olympia, WA (September 21, 2020) – On Saturday, 54-year-old Dale Drewry died, while a 51-year-old woman got injured in a vehicle crash on Old Highway 99.
The fatal accident happened at about 9:30 p.m. at Waldrick Road Southeast.
The Washington State Patrol said Drewry was a passenger in a vehicle that was struck by another vehicle on northbound Old Highway 99.
Authorities pronounced Drewry dead at the scene, while Coroner Gary Warnock said his autopsy is set for Wednesday.
The 37-year-old suspect driver from Olympia tried to flee the scene. However, police arrested him on suspicion of vehicular homicide, vehicular assault, and felony hit-and-run. Also, troopers suspect he was driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
Moreover, rescuers rushed the 51-year-old woman who was driving Drewry’s vehicle to Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia.
With heavy hearts, we at Sweet Lawyers send our thoughts and prayers to the family and community of Dale Drewry.
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