A woman driving more than 100 mph crashed into a utility pole in Rochester and died, according to the Washington State Patrol.
Also according to the State Patrol:
Carla A. Whitaker, 45, of Rochester, was driving west in the 8600 block of 183rd Avenue Southwest at midnight Thursday when the 2002 Pontiac Sunfire she was driving left the road. The impact broke the car into two pieces that came to rest more than 150 feet apart. Whitaker was ejected and pronounced dead at the scene.
It is not yet known if drugs or alcohol were involved, and there’s no indication that Whitaker was wearing a seat belt.