24-Year-Old Nalene Andrews Lost Her Life in DUI Crash on State Route 20
Spokane, WA (February 22, 2021) – On Saturday, 24-year-old Nalene Andrews of Cusick died, while police listed pending charges against 36-year-old Zachary King of Priest River in a DUI crash on State Route 20.
The fatal crash took place after 9 p.m. about 7 miles northwest of Newport.
Andrews was traveling east on State Route 20 when her vehicle crossed the center lane and struck an oncoming car head-on.
Unfortunately, authorities pronounced Andrews dead at the scene.
Meanwhile, officers took King, the driver of the other vehicle, along with his passenger 48-year-old Darci King to Newport Hospital.
Apparently, both Andrews and Zachary King were not wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident. Darci King was wearing a seat belt.
The Washington State Patrol said alcohol or drugs were involved in the incident. They said charges are listed as pending against Zachary King.
Sweet Lawyers extends our deepest condolences to the families and friends of Nalene Andrews. Our hearts are with you through these difficult times.
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Therefore, the family of the victims should know they may have the authority to file a wrongful death suit. This can be the most beneficial step towards recovery.
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