A woman in her 20s was killed in a collision about 5:20 p.m. Friday on U.S. Highway 12 in Rochester, according to the Washington State Patrol.
According to trooper Guy Gill:
The woman was driving east, crossed the center line and collided with a semitrailer. It’s not known whether drugs or alcohol were involved; troopers think the woman was sending text messages.
The semi’s driver was OK. The woman’s identity wasn’t released pending notification of family.