Teenager dies in fiery crash
Last updated 2/23/2023 at 9:21am
TOKIO — A Gonzaga university student was killed Saturday morning, Feb. 18, in a fiery, one-vehicle crash 10 miles east of Ritzville.
Diego H. Garza, 18, of Lakewood, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash near Mipepost 230, at about 5:30 a.m., the Washington State Patrol reported.
According to the patrol, Garza was eastbound in a 2003 Chevrolet Blazer on Interstate 90 when his vehicle drifted in to the median.
Garza over-corrected and the vehicle overturned and caught on fire, the patrol reported, noting it came to rest on the right shoulder.
The cause of the crash remains under i...