Two dead, three injured in 4-car crash on SR 510 Saturday

A 36-year old female from Olympia and her 34-year old male passenger from Hoodsport were killed in a 4-vehicle crash Saturday afternoon on SR 510 near Yelm Hwy SE.

WSP Troopers and medics with Lacey Fire responded to the scene just after 4:00 pm. A 36-year old female from Olympia and her 34-year old male passenger from Hoodsport were pronounced deceased at the scene.

According to the State Patrol, a Nissan Sentra was travelling westbound on SR 510 when it drifted to the right shoulder, overcorrected, and entered the eastbound lane, striking two other vehicles. The driver and passenger of the Sentra both died.

The vehicles that were struck were listed as a Chevy Equinox and a Toyota Prius. The driver of the Prius was transported to the hospital. The driver and passenger of the Equinox were treated for injuries at the scene. A fourth vehicle was damaged after driving through the debris field. That driver was not injured.

The names of the deceased have not yet been released, pending notification of next-of-kin.

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