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UPDATE: Olympia woman killed in head-on collision identified

Post by Stacia Glenn / The News Tribune on June 20, 2011 at 6:15 pm |
June 20, 2011 9:19 pm

UPDATE: The Washington State Patrol has identified the woman as Frances F. Doughty.

ORIGINAL POST: An 83-year-old Olympia woman died today in a head-on collision, according to the Washington State Patrol.

The woman was driving a 1989 Mercedes-Benz west on Yelm Highway when another vehicle made a left turn from Waldon Drive and crashed directly into the Mercedes-Benz.

The other driver, a 29-year-old Olympia man, was driving a 1993 Chevrolet truck.

Both were taken to Providence St. Peters Hospital, where the woman was pronounced dead.

The 3 p.m. collision is being investigated.

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