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Washington State University Student Dies in Highway 195 Crash

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Washington State Patrol reports alcohol was not a factor in the crash Washington State Patrol reports alcohol was not a factor in the crash

ROSALIA, Wash. - We're learning new information about a fatal crash that happened Friday evening on Highway 195 near the town of Rosalia. Washington State Patrol has identified the victims of that crash Saturday morning.

Washington State Patrol reports a yellow 2001 VW Beetle, driven by 18-year-old Christine N. Hunter, was headed northbound on Highway 195 near milepost 66.2 when it crossed the center line and hit a Ford F150 driven 26-year-old by Joseph Jacobs.

Hunter died at the scene of the crash. Her passenger, identified as 18-year-old Sidney Z. Ritter, was injured and airlifted to Sacred Heart Medical Center in critical condition. On Saturday, Ritter's condition was downgraded to serious.

Joseph Jacobs had two passengers in his truck at the time of the crash. Nathaniel Jacobs, 23, was not injured. 23-year-old Taylor J. Spence was injured and airlifted to Sacred Heart. As of Saturday, Spence's condition is listed as stable. He was not wearing a seatbelt.

Washington State Patrol reports alcohol was not a factor in the crash.

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