The Thurston County Sheriff’s Office reports that a man was killed in a two-vehicle collision Friday in the Yelm area.
Around 2:30 a.m. June 6, deputies responded to a collision on Bald Hill Road Southeast and 122nd Lane Southeast. A 25-year-old man was driving northbound on Bald Hill Road when his vehicle crossed the center line and crashed into a vehicle in the opposite lane.
The driver died at the scene, according to a news release, and the driver of the second vehicle – a 68-year-old man – was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.
The sheriff’s office reports that speed was a factor in the collision. It has not been determined whether alcohol or drugs were involved, according to the sheriff’s office.
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The deceased man has not been identified by the Thurston County Coronor’s Office at this time.