Driver in Yakima crash that killed 3 charged

YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — A driver accused of killing three people when he ran a red light in Yakima at high speed and crashed into another vehicle has been booked into jail after being released from a hospital. The Yakima Herald-Republic reports police Lt. Chad Stevens said 20-year-old Kolby Funkhouser was charged with three counts of vehicular homicide and two counts of vehicular assault related last week’s crash. Authorities say 20-year-old Kiona Whitefoot, 23-year-old Mason Euteneier, and 19-year-old Steve Bueno died from injuries in the incident. Authorities say the driver of the other vehicle and her 5-year-old daughter were hurt. Funkhouser was booked into jail Saturday. It wasn’t immediately known if he has a lawyer to comment.