Police: 2 killed, 6 injured in wrong-way highway crash

KENT, Wash. (AP) - Authorities say two people died and six more were injured in a series of crashes that started when the driver of one of the vehicles drove the wrong way onto a Washington highway.The Seattle Times reports Washington State Patrol Trooper Rick Johnson says the fatal collisions happened Monday night in Kent, where the driver of one car entered Highway 516 headed east in the westbound lanes.

S. Idaho man found guilty after fatal wrong-way crash

JEROME, Idaho (AP) — A south-central Idaho man has been convicted of vehicular manslaughter following a fatal wrong-way crash with another vehicle.The Times-News reports (http://bit.ly/2mts1CK) that a jury on Wednesday returned the verdict against 35-year-old Steven Anthony Pomrenke of Wendell.Pomrenke fled from police in January 2016 on what Gooding County Sheriff Shaun Gough called a suicide mission.