Two car collision on SR12 in Yakima ends in death

Two car collision on SR12 in Yakima ends in death

YAKIMA, Wash. – One woman dead after striking another car on State Route 12 in Yakima.

Maria Jimenez, 40-years-old, was driving west on SR12 at milepost 201 when she crossed the median into the eastbound lane striking 72-year-old Robert Hoss.

Jimenez and Hoss were both taken to Yakima Regional Medical Center where Jimenez was later pronounced dead.

According to Washington State Patrol, Jimenez was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.