One person killed in Quincy car crash
QUINCY, Wash. — One person was killed and another was hurt in a crash in the Quincy area on Monday.
Patrol officers responded to the scene at Highway 6 Northwest, which is southwest of Quincy. A 2019 Dodge Challenger was traveling eastbound when it lost control and skidded off the road. The Challenger hit a power pole, eventually hitting a parked car near a home on a private property.
The car rolled over, partially polling over its top against a commercial trailer parked on the private property.
The driver, 38-year-old Eduardo Diaz Magana of Quincy, Washington, was partially ejected and was trapped under the vehicle when officers arrived to the scene. He was pronounced dead on the scene.
His brother Noel, who was in the car during the crash, suffered a laceration to his head and was taken to the Quincy Valley Hospital. He was treated and discharged at the hospital.
The Grant County Coroner’s Office spoke to the family, and Eduardo’s body is in the custody of the Coroner’s office.
The crash is still under investigation. The DMV believes speeding was a factor in the fatal collision.
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