Fatal crash near Ellensburg

Fatal crash near Ellensburg
KITTITAS COUNTY, Wash. - Washington state patrol is investigating a fatal, single car, rollover crash on state route 97, seven miles outside of Ellensburg.

Initial reports say the car drifted off the roadway before rolling over. It landed in a roadside ditch on its top.

Troopers report that the car's driver, 85-year-old Benjamin Green was not wearing his seat belt at the time of the accident. His passenger, 83-year-old Naomi Green was. Both were pronounced dead at the scene.

The report lists the deceased as residents of Walla Walla.

Next of kin has been notified.