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2 Killed, 6 Injured in Head-on Collision in Lewis County

Updated on: 2/27/2019

According to Action News, the children's aunt says that two of the children are recovering at Harborview Medical Center. Three of the children are recovering at Children's Hospital.

The aunt says that the driver and the five kids are alive, but that they have a long road to recovery ahead of them.


white pass crashTwo people were killed and six others suffered injuries in a head-on collision on Highway 12 in Lewis County on Saturday, according to the Washington State Patrol. 

The incident occurred around 2 p.m. in the westbound lanes of Highway 12, about 10 miles east of Packwood on White Pass.

A 39-year-old woman from London, England, was heading east in a Ford Escape SUV when she crossed the centerline. The Escape collided head-on with a Chevrolet Traverse, driven by a 36-year-old Selah woman. 

The driver of the Escape — identified as Jonna Rane — was killed. A 10-year-old boy from Kirkland in the Escape was also killed. 

The driver of the Traverse suffered injuries and was transported to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle via Life Flight. She had five children in the vehicle — ages 4, 6, 9, 10 and 13. All the kids were hurt and taken to Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital in Tacoma. 

Further details are not available. The incident remains under investigation. 

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Accidents such as the one described above are heart-wrenching and extremely unfortunate. When tragedy strikes, families deserve to recover financially for the hardship. 

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  • $4 million wrongful death settlement for children of accident victim
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If you or a family member has been injured in a motor vehicle collision, dealing with the insurance companies and figuring out how to pay medical bills should be the furthest thing from your mind. Your focus should be on physically and mentally recovering from the accident. 

An experienced wrongful death attorney and/or car accident lawyer can help you put your life back together after a serious incident. A lawyer will handle all the aspects of your case, including:

  • Prove liability for your injuries
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