Port Angeles man killed in head-on collision

Story Highlights:
One dead in Morse Creek car accident
Motor vehicle collision caused by weather

Date: February 23, 2011, 02/23/2011
Location: Port Angeles, Clallam County, Washington
Type: Car accident, Motor vehicle collision
Outcome: One dead

While driving on Highway 101 at the Morse Creek curve Wednesday afternoon around 1 PM, 83-year-old
Hugh McLennan crossed the centerline and hit another vehicle head-on. The other car was driver by
20-year-old Rexx Ingalls of Sequim.

McLennan died at the scene. Ingalls suffered back, neck, and abdominal injuries and was taken to Olympic Medical Center for treatment.

The heavy snowstorm that hit the North Olympic Peninsula was to blame for the crash. Both men were wearing seat belts and neither drugs nor alcohol were involved.


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