Teen dies after hitting sign, tree in Clark County

Published: Sep. 23, 2023 at 1:59 PM PDT
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CLARK COUNTY, Wash. (KPTV) - A Yacolt man died after driving off the road in Clark County on Saturday morning, according to Washington State Patrol.

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WSP said at about 8:45 a.m. Saturday, troopers responded to Highway 503 at milepost 13 near Northeast 319th Street. When they arrived, they found an SUV that had gone off the road and hit a tree and sign on the right shoulder. The driver was found dead. He has been identified as 19-year-old Hayden Wellman of Yacolt.

Troopers said the cause of the crash is under investigation.