Wapato man dead after hitting power pole

Wapato man dead after hitting power pole
Troopers say the accident took place early Tuesday morning, seven miles southwest of Toppenish.

Troopers say the driver, 33-year-old Sidney Jay Hunt, was going southbound on South Wapato Road, crossing Marion Drain Road.

He then lost control of his vehicle and hit a power pole. Hunt's car rolled and he was ejected. He died at the scene.

The only other passenger, 28-year-old Rochelle Jessica Barney, is being treated at a local hospital.

Her condition is not known, and it is also not known if drugs or alcohol were involved.