On Wednesday, 61-year-oldTeresa Medranoof Sunnyside, and her passenger, 68-year-old Manuel Medrano, died in a multi-vehicle crash on State Route 24.
The fatal Yakima accident happened at about 6:30 a.m. when the two were traveling east on State Route 24.
At the same time, a 32-year-old Yakima man was also driving in the same direction.
Teresa stopped to make a turn left to Cold Creek Road, but the vehicle behind them struck them.
The vehicle pushed Teresa’s car into the west lane.
Then, a third vehicle driving west of State Route 24 struck Teresa’s car.
The authorities pronounced Teresa and Manuel dead at the scene.
Meanwhile, charges are pending for the 32-year-old Yakima man.
The authorities continue to investigate the deadly Washington crash.
They did not provide any estimation for when the roads would reopen.
Sweet Lawyers extends its sincere condolences to the family and community of Teresa Medrano and Manuel Medrano.
What Can the Grieving Family Do?
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“Our goal is to safeguard the legal rights of families in the wake of catastrophic accidents. Although nothing can bring back those dearly departed, we strive to secure the future of our clients, protecting them from further losses,” explains Mark Sweet, a seasoned attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
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