A 4-year-old girl was killed in a crash Wednesday night on U.S. Highway 101, about 6 miles south of Shelton, according to the Washington State Patrol.
Also according to the patrol:
The girl was in a car that ran off the highway to avoid a collision with another car making a lane change. She was flown by helicopter to Mary Bridge Hospital in Tacoma, where she later died. Her mother, Nicole R. George, 28, who was driving a 1999 Subaru Legacy, was flown by helicopter to Tacoma General Hospital with injuries.
The driver of the other car, Kayla R. Yahne, 19, of Olympia, was driving a 2003 Dodge Neon. She was not hurt.
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The Shelton woman’s car went down an embankment and hit several trees before stopping.
All occupants were wearing seat belts. Neither alcohol or drugs is thought to have been a factor.
The State Patrol is investigating .