Unidentified driver killed, Mattawa couple injured in collision
Staff Writer | September 19, 2022 3:55 PM
RICHLAND — An unidentified driver was killed and a Mattawa couple were injured in a collision late Saturday night near Richland.
Washington State Patrol trooper Chris Thorsen said Monday that officials have not yet been able to identify the deceased victim. Andres Negrete-Gonzalez, 63, and Irene Gonzalez, 61, of Mattawa were transported to Kadlec Regional Medical Center in Richland.
Negrete-Gonzalez was driving west about 20 miles west of Richland at about 11:30 p.m. Saturday when his car was hit by the unidentified driver, who was driving east, according to a WSP press release.
The collision is still under investigation.