An Olympia woman was killed Saturday night in a one-car crash in Thurston County.
Jo-El K. Bade, 44, was a passenger in the 2005 BMW M3 traveling north on Littlerock Road near Sargent Road Southwest. The car veered off the roadway and struck a tree just before 10 p.m. Saturday, according to the Washington State Patrol.
The driver of the BMW, a 43-year-old man from Rochester, was injured and transported to Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia.
Neither the driver nor his passenger was wearing a seat belt.
Alcohol was likely involved, although the cause of the crash remains under investigation, according to the patrol. The driver could face vehicular homicide charges.