Accident Near Omak Takes Life Of 79-Year-Old Woman

A car-dump truck crash in Omak on Thursday results in the car’s driver being killed.

Police say 79-year-old Helen Abel of Yakima was on State Rout 97 Southbound near Engh Road making a left turn when her car was hit by a dump truck heding northbound.

Abel was taken to Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane when she was pronounced dead.

The dump truck driver was not hurt.