PROSSER, Wash. -- The Washington State Patrol says a mother and her 14-year-old daughter were killed Saturday near Prosser when a flatbed pickup crossed the centerline and struck their vehicle.
Authorities say 44-year-old Ilda Islas and her daughter Alejandra Islas died at the scene on State Route 22 at Richards Road. A 5-year-old passenger in their vehicle, Francisco Islas, was taken to a local hospital.
The driver of the pickup, 21-year-old Jeremy Meyer of Mabton, was also taken to the hospital.
The Yakima Herald-Republic reports that troopers blamed the crash on inattention and charges were under investigation.