AIRWAY HEIGHTS, Wash. (AP) — One member of an eastern Washington high school girls track team died and three others sustained injuries in a two-vehicle collision while on their way to a track meet.
The Spokesman-Review reports that the collision involving four members of the Medical Lake High School track team occurred at about 6:45 a.m. Saturday on Highway 2 near the city of Airway Heights.
The Spokane County Fire Department says the SUV with the four track team members was struck in the side by a Ford F-250 pickup.
Authorities say the three surviving girls have been taken to a hospital, and that the adult male driver of the pickup was treated at the scene and released.
Police are investigating.