Cars racing on I90 outside of Kittitas ends in fatality

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KITTITAS – A Quincy man was killed Saturday in an accident State Troopers say was the result of two cars racing each other on I-90 about 10 miles East of Kittitas.

Authorities say 30 year old Jose Alay-Ortega was driving Westbound and believed to have been racing another car when he lost control of the vehicle causing it to roll over. A passenger in his car also from Quincy was injured and transported to Kittitas Valley Hospital.

 

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DATE: 20180303    TIME: 12:10    INV UNIT: 581 – TROOPER L SWIFT

LOCATION: W90 MP125 – 10 MILES EAST OF KITTITAS

COUNTY: KITTITAS    COLLISION REPORT NUMBER: SECTOR   CASE FILE:18006020

NBR VEH: 01    CARS: 01    TRUCKS: 00    MOTORCYCLES: 00   PEDESTRIANS: 00

NBR INJ: 01    DECEASED: 01              DRUGS OR ALCOHOL INVOLVED: UNK

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NAME: ALAY-ORTEGA, JOSE M    AGE: 30 YEARS    SEX: M    MC ENDORSEMENT: N/A

CITY: QUINCY  DRIVER VEH 01  BELT/HELMET: UNKNOWN

INJ/DISP: DECEASED AT SCENE

NEXT OF KIN NOTIFIED: YES   NOTIFIED BY: 190 SGT L BIGGER

VEH1: YELLOW 2005 NISSAN SENTRA

DAMAGE/DISP: TOTALLED – IMPOUNDED BY PITTMAN TOWING

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NAME: HERRERA-MARCOS, JOSE E    AGE: 28 YEARS    SEX: M    MC ENDORSEMENT: N/A

CITY: QUINCY  PASSENGER VEH 01  BELT/HELMET: UNKNOWN

INJ/DISP: INJURED – TRANSPORTED BY AID TO KITTITAS VALLEY HOSPITAL

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COUNTY: KITTITAS    COLLISION REPORT NUMBER: SECTOR   CASE FILE:18006020

NBR VEH: 01    CARS: 01    TRUCKS: 00    MOTORCYCLES: 00   PEDESTRIANS: 00

NBR INJ: 01    DECEASED: 01              DRUGS OR ALCOHOL INVOLVED: UNK

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NAME: ALAY-ORTEGA, JOSE M    AGE: 30 YEARS    SEX: M    MC ENDORSEMENT: N/A

CITY: QUINCY  DRIVER VEH 01  BELT/HELMET: UNKNOWN

INJ/DISP: DECEASED AT SCENE

NEXT OF KIN NOTIFIED: YES   NOTIFIED BY: 190 SGT L BIGGER

VEH1: YELLOW 2005 NISSAN SENTRA

DAMAGE/DISP: TOTALLED – IMPOUNDED BY PITTMAN TOWING

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NAME: HERRERA-MARCOS, JOSE E    AGE: 28 YEARS    SEX: M    MC ENDORSEMENT: N/A

CITY: QUINCY  PASSENGER VEH 01  BELT/HELMET: UNKNOWN

INJ/DISP: INJURED – TRANSPORTED BY AID TO KITTITAS VALLEY HOSPITAL

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VEHICLE WAS WESTBOUND I90 MP125, BELIEVED TO BE RACING ANOTHER VEHICLE.  VEHICLE LOST CONTROL AND BEGAN TO SLIDE SIDEWAYS IN LANE 2, STRUCK A ROCK BANK IN THE MEDIAN AND ROLLED.  VEHICLE CAME TO REST ON ITS WHEELS FACING SOUTH IN THE MEDIAN.

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