Driver Dead, Passenger Hospitalized after Solo-Car Collision near Mile Post 167

NACHES, WA (August 10, 2023) – Monday, Jeffrey Spiekerman was killed and Darcy Spiekerman sustained injuries in a single-car crash on State Route 12. Police responded to the scene around 2:35 p.m., near milepost 167. According to reports, Jeffrey was driving a 2008 Chevrolet Silverado that was pulling a trailer east on the highway. Officers say he was attempting to pass multiple other vehicles when he lost control and veered off the road. Medics arrived and pronounced 58-year-old James Spiekerman, of Vancouver dead at the scene. Meanwhile, paramedics transported Darcy, also of Vancouver to Multicare Yakima Memorial Hospital in fair condition. Following preliminary duties, officers say both occupants were wearing their seat belts. The incident was attributed to improper passing.
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