23-year-old man dies after crashing into ditch in Walla Walla Co.

23-year-old man dies after crashing into ditch in Walla Walla Co.

The Walla Walla Sheriff’s Office and state troopers are investigating a fatal crash after a 23-year-old man was found in a ditch early Thursday morning.

According to deputies, around 1:25 a.m. a passerby was driving along the 14000 block of Harvey Shaw Road in Walla Walla County when he saw vehicle lights coming from the ditch.

That person called police who discovered a vehicle in the ditch on its side, and a man unconscious laying in the ditch.

Lifeflight was requested, but the victim died before medics arrived.

Washington State Patrol is investigating the exact cause of the crash.

The victim has been identified as 23-year-old Ashton K. Farley.

Blood toxicology results are pending.

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