85-Year-Old Louie Adcock Killed In A Multi-Vehicle Accident In Yakima County (Yakima County, WA)

October 31, 2023 – Nationwide Report®

In a tragic turn of events, an 85-year-old Yakima man, identified as Louie Adcock was killed in a fatal crash near Wapato on October 25. Adcock was a passenger in a northbound car on State Route 97 at Lateral 1 Road, situated approximately two miles north of Wapato. 

The vehicle was struck by a southbound driver making an eastward turn onto Lateral 1 Road. Following the multi-vehicle accident, Adcock was critically injured and was rushed to the hospital. Unfortunately, he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead on October 29. The driver of the car, a 52-year-old Lacey woman, was also taken to MultiCare Yakima Memorial Hospital for treatment.

The driver who struck Adcock escaped uninjured but is anticipated to face charges of failure to yield, according to the Washington State Patrol.

Source: NBC Right Now

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