On January 3, 2020 the Klickitat County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a possible collision scene in the area of 10570 Highway 14. A caller from Oregon had seen a vehicle off of the road in that area. The Sheriff’s Office responded and shortly after the Washington State Patrol. With the help of the caller the scene was located.
After running the license plate it was discovered the vehicle belong to Rachel Norris. There was a driver’s license also located in the vehicle for Rachel Norris. Norris had been reported missing to the Yakama Nation Police Department on November 25, 2019. A search with Klickitat County Search and Rescue and the volunteer Klickitat County Sheriff’s Posse Airwing was done that evening with no results. A search plan was made with Search and Rescue for January 4th. On January 4, 2020 after searching the area they located a body. The body was turned over to the Klickitat County Coroner and sent to the Medical Examiner’s for further examination. The Medical Examiner’s Office was able to confirm the body was that of Rachel Norris by fingerprints.