Mom, daughter killed in crash near Prosser

  • Sun Oct 21st, 2012 5:36pm
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Associated Press

PROSSER — The Washington State Patrol said a mother and her 14-year-old daughter were killed Saturday near Prosser when a flatbed pickup crossed the centerline and struck their vehicle.

Authorities said 44-year-old Ilda Islas and her daughter Alejandra Islas died at the scene on Highway 22 at Richards Road. A 5-year-old passenger in their vehicle, Francisco Islas, was taken to a local hospital.

The driver of the pickup, 21-year-old Jeremy Meyer of Mabton, was also taken to the hospital.

The Yakima Herald-Republic reported that troopers blamed the crash on inattention and charges were under investigation.