Drake Pakootas Killed, Another Injured in Inchelium Crash
Inchelium, WA (October 27, 2021)– On Saturday, a teen from the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation, 15-year-old Drake Pakootas dies, while his girlfriend suffered injuries in a hit-and-run crash on Colville Reservation.
The fatal crash took place at about 1 p.m. when a suspected drunk driver ran a stop sign and struck the four-wheeler vehicle Pakootas was driving.
Unfortunately, Drake succumbed to injuries from the fatal incident.
On the other hand, emergency responders took his girlfriend to Sacred Heart with serious injuries.
The involved driver immediately fled the crash scene.
Here is the GoFundMe page created to help Pakootas’ family with funeral expenses and possible legal costs.
The authorities are investigating this fatal crash.
Sweet Lawyers would like to express our heartfelt sympathies to the family and community of Drake Pakootas. Our thoughts are with you during this painful time.
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