One Person Dies in Car Accident in Yakima Yesterday

In Yakima early last night, a driver who was stuck in the bushes freed her car, but crashed into two pedestrians, killing one of them.

It happened on 43rd Street in Terrace Heights shortly before 7PM.

The Washington State Patrol says Gloria Blisard's Chevy Impala was stuck in the brush next to a driveway.  She attempted to free her vehicle when she struck two elderly pedestrians, 94 year old Kasper Kautzman and 80 year old Herbert Blisard.  Kautzman was pronounced dead at the scene.  Both Herbert and Gloria Blisard were injured and taken to the hospital.

The exact cause of the incident and charges are under investigation.