Founder of Seattle Chamber Singers & Orchestra Seattle killed in Highway 20 car accident

George Shangrow, 59, a Seattle music director was killed in a car accident on Saturday evening around 5:50pm when a car driven by a teenager crossed the center line and hit the car he was driving.

The car accident occurred on Highway 20, approximately one mile east of Winthrop.

According to a report in The Wenatchee World, Shangrow’s vehicle was hit head-on by a vehicle driven by a 16-year-old teenage boy from Twisp. The teen was taken to Mid-Valley Hospital in Omak for treatment of collar bone and ankle injuries.

The report described the weather at the time of the motor vehicle accident as a “pounding rainstorm.”

Shangrow was the founder of the Seattle Chamber Singers and Orchestra Seattle. He also conducted the Seattle Symphony and other regional orchestras.

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