One Dead, One Injured After Crash in Yakima County

One person is dead, and another is injured following a car crash on South Wapato Road in Yakima County yesterday.

According to the Washington State Patrol, 33-year-old Sidney Hunt veered off the road, struck a power pole, and was ejected from his vehicle.  He was pronounced dead at the scene.

His passenger, 28-year-ld Rochelle Barney was transported by air ambulance to Toppenish Hospital.

The WSP says Barney was wearing here seat belt, and hunt was not.

The investigation continues.