PULLMAN, Wash. – David G. Coogan, a Washington State University junior management information systems major from Kennewick, died in a two-vehicle crash Tuesday (Feb. 19) afternoon near Washtuchna.
Coogan, 21, was traveling eastbound on Highway 26 when he attempted to pass a semi-truck at about 4 p.m. His 1994 Honda Prelude hit a 1998 Dodge Caravan traveling in the westbound lane head on.
The driver of the van, Kelly J. Bell, 41, of Bothell, and her passenger, Savannah Thomas, 15, of Snohomish, were taken to East Adams Rural Hospital in Ritzville. They were treated and released.