Crash leaves 17-year-old girl dead, sister in critical condition, 3rd female seriously injured

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This is the fatal victim’s vehicle. (Photo: Washington State Patrol)

ANACORTES, Wash. – a 17-year old girl is dead, and her sister critically injured after an accident on State Route 20 near Anacortes Thursday night.

A third female passenger was also seriously injured.

Washington State Patrol troopers say that a car driven by a 53-year old Oak Harbor man lost control going around a curve and crossed the center line, striking the girls’ car.

The accident happened shortly after 5 p.m.

Troopers are still investigating what caused the man to lose control.

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  • John Gilday

    Well shame on me. Before I read the details of the story I had already assumed the teen-age driver was going too fast, texting, distracted or impaired…

    Turns out the kids were complete victims in this situation.