Local woman killed in crash outside Davenport
Five girls injured in single-vehicle rollover
Last updated 2/21/2022 at 4:30pm
DAVENPORT--The local community is mourning the loss of one of its own today. Ruthie J. Massie, 21, Davenport was killed in a single-vehicle rollover crash that also injured five girls Monday, Feb. 21, according to a release from Washington State Patrol.
According to the report, a 2003 Chevrolet Silverado driven by Massie was traveling eastbound on Highway 2 when it lost control and flipped off the highway north into the field north of Highway 2, where it came to rest upright.
Four of the passengers were 11-year-old girls and one was a 10-year-old girl. All five were injured in the crash. Only one of the girls, the 10-year-old, were wearing a seatbelt, according to the report.
Massie was not wearing a seatbelt, the report states.
The names of the five injured passengers were not released by State Patrol due to their juvenile status.
Next-of-kin was completed by Lincoln Hospital's Davenport location, the report said.
The crash occurred at 12:40 p.m. this afternoon, according to the release.
We will update any information that's released online and in this week's paper as made available.
This story was first updated at 4:12 p.m.