21-year-old dies in Highway 97 collision - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

21-year-old dies in Highway 97 collision

TOPPENISH, Wash. - According to the Washington State Patrol, a 21-year-old woman was killed Wednesday morning after crashing her vehicle into a barrier on Highway 97, north of Yakima.

Jessica Whitefoot, of Wapato, collided head-on with the barrier just before 5 a.m..

Whitefoot was not wearing her seatbelt at the time of the crash and was declared dead at the scene.  

An investigation into whether drugs or alcohol played a role is currently underway.

Her family has been notified.

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