Ellensburg man killed in cross-over car accident near Blewett Pass

Shane Thomas Mitchell, 21, of Ellensburg was killed in a U.S. Highway 97 car accident near Blewett Pass on Sunday evening.

The Yakima Herald reports that Mitchell’s Subaru Impreza crossed the centerline, striking a guardrail and hit a Dodge pickup driven by Donald Emory Wheeler, 48, of Wenatchee around 7:40pm.

Wheeler suffered facial lacerations in the motor vehicle accident and was taken to Central Washington Hospital in Wenatchee.

The report said that both men were wearing seat belts. The State Patrol is investigating the cause of the accident to determine whether alcohol or drugs were involved.

This information is provided by Washington Injury Attorney blog, a service of The Farber Law Group. We represent people who have been seriously injured in motor vehicle accidents and the family of those killed.

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