Newport High senior and family friend killed in car accident

On Friday, two Newport High School students from Bellevue, Washington were involved in a three car collision as they returned from visiting Washington State University reports KIROTV.com.

Taryn L. Gillies, an 18-year-old Newport High senior was killed along with the driver of the car, 56-year-old Matthew Andresen. Injured in the crash were mother and daughter, Deborah K. Turner, 55 and Callie B. Turner, 17. Both Turner women were taken to Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane. One other driver was treated at Ritzville Rural hospital but he was not admitted to the hospital.

The accident happened on Highway 26 in Adams County, Washington around 2 p.m.

The cause of the collission has not been specified.

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