Teen Driver Kills Pe Ell Man While Avoiding Deer

Pe Ell, WA (June 26, 2022)- A teen driver killed a 44-year-old Pe Ell man following a crash on State Route 6 late Saturday night.

Washington State Patrol said that the driver crashed into the man’s vehicle while trying to avoid a deer. 

Troopers identified the deceased as Eric Campbell.

The crash occurred around 11:26 p.m. as Campbell traveled east on State Route 6 at mile marker 26 west of Pe Ell.

Campbell was driving his 1988 Volkswagen when he was hit by a 17-year-old Raymond resident traveling west at the exact location in a 2018 Hyundai Elantra.

Campbell died at the scene while his passenger was rushed to Providence Centralia Hospital with injuries.

The teen driver was not injured. 

News Source: The Chronicle


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