Posted: Jul 8, 2013 11:00 AM by MTN News
Updated: Jul 8, 2013 11:16 AM
LIND, WA - A Kalispell woman has died in a Washington State rollover crash.
Lineesa Abernathy, 18, was killed on State Highway 395 in Adams County, according to the Washington State Patrol.
Troopers say the driver of the car, Ryan Ek, also of Kalispell was taken to an area hospital after the Sunday evening crash.
Authorities say Ek was driving a 2006 Chevrolet Aveo northbound on State Highway 395 near Lind when the vehicle drifted off the roadway, crossed the median and then rolled across both southbound lanes before coming to a stop off the highway.
The cause of the crash is still under investigation. WSP reports that Abernathy and Ek were both wearing seatbelts at the time of the crash.