Traffic Fatality

Posted June 2, 2021 at 11:32 am by

Vida Wight — Con­tributed photo

Sher­iff Ron Krebs shares this sad news…

On 05/31/2021 at approx­i­mate­ly 5:15pm a grey Sub­aru was trav­el­ling into town from the west end of San Juan Island when the car veered into the oncom­ing lane at Beaver­ton Val­ley and Lowe Lane and struck a jeep trav­el­ling the oppo­site direc­tion in the west bound lane. 

The dri­ver, iden­ti­fied as Fri­day Har­bor res­i­dent Vida Wight, was pro­nounced deceased on the scene while the dri­ver of the Jeep was trans­port­ed to the Peace Island Med­ical Cen­ter with minor injuries.

After our pre­lim­i­nary inves­ti­ga­tion, it is believed that speed and dis­tract­ed dri­ving played a major part in the cause of the accident.

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3 comments...

  1. Prayers to her fam­i­ly. So sad.

    Comment by Susan Kollet on June 3, 2021 at 4:28 pm
  2. Such a beau­ti­ful girl so sad

    Comment by Pam Holloway on June 21, 2021 at 7:56 am
  3. God bless your fam­i­ly and your strong lean on God this is a ter­ri­ble tragedy

    Comment by Pam on June 21, 2021 at 7:58 am

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