William Giske Dead, Richard Wilson and Steven Mauldin Hurt in Head-On Woodland Crash
WOODLAND, WA (March 19, 2019) – A head-on collision along Highway 503 near Butte Hill Road claimed a man’s life and left two people injured Friday.
The afternoon collision happened around 1:36 p.m. near Milepost 50.8. According to news reports, a northbound 1999 Kia Sephia crashed into a southbound silver 1998 BMW Z3 after crossing the center line for unknown reasons.
As a result of the impact, the Kia came to a rest in the northbound lanes while the BMW veered down an embankment, per the Washington State Patrol.
William A. Giske, of Ariel, died at the scene. Reports described him as the 75-year-old driver of the Kia. His 74-year-old passenger, Richard W. Wilson of Ariel, suffered injuries, prompting paramedics to usher him to PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver. A small dog inside their car suffered unknown injuries and received care at a local animal hospital.
Per Trooper Will Finn, medics shuttled 60-year-old Steven A. Mauldin, of Woodland, to PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center for evaluation of his non-life-threatening injuries.
At this time, authorities are piecing together remnants of this accident.
Our sincere thoughts and sympathies go out to the bereaved family and friends of William A. Giske. We wish you comfort, peace and strength.
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