SEDRO-WOOLLEY, Wash. — The Washington State Patrol said Wednesday a warrant has been issued for the arrest of Alfredo Navarro Jr. III, 19, of Mount Vernon, charged with three counts of vehicle homicide and one count of assault in a crash on State Route 20 in Sedro-Woolley last month in which three people were killed.
Navarro, who was injured in the crash, was released from Harborview Medical Center last weekend, the State Patrol said, and his whereabouts are unknown. A State Patrol spokesman said he is believed to still be in the area.
The State Patrol asks anyone who sees him to call detective Scott Whitman at 360-654-1204.
The two-car head-on crash occurred at about 5:10 a.m. May 23 near Hamilton Cemetery Rd E in Sedro-Woolley.
Killed in the crash were Frederick Brand, 65, of Concrete; Nicole A. Washington, 23, of Sedro-Woolley; and Megan L. Brown, 21, of Bellingham.
The injured — Navarro, of Mount Vernon, and Quinnton A. Baxter, 22, of Burlington — were airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.
The Washington State Patrol said a 1998 Audi A4 was eastbound on State Route 20 when it crossed the center line and struck Brand’s westbound Ford Fusion head-on, killing him. The two young women killed in the crash were in the Audi