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Yakima Woman Dies After Head-On Collision

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YAKIMA--A 21-year old yakima woman is dead after a head-on collision.  Police say Chelsea Garner was driving west on Ahtanum Road when she crossed over the center line and hit a pickup truck.

Witnesses say this was one of the worst accidents they've ever seen.

The crash happened just before 5 a.m. Sunday morning.  Garner died shortly after the accident.  Witnesses expressed surprise at the scene this morning.

"We feel for the family," James Thomas said.  "It was pretty devastating.  It was surprising to see how bad an accident it was."

Witnesses say Garner wasgoing to her mom's house  when the accident happened.   The other driver was taken to Yakima Memorial Hospital for treatment for minor injuries.  Garner was a 2005 graduate of Zillah High School who was involved with several church and social groups.

The Washington State Patrol is investigating the accident.