Orcas Island car wreck under investigation | Update

  • Fri Sep 7th, 2018 3:25pm
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(Editor’s note: A previous version of this article stated that one of the passengers had died. We are waiting for confirmation of the extent of the injuries sustained in the crash.)

Submitted by the San Juan County Sheriff’s Office

At about 11:39 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 5, a vehicle traveling in an unknown direction on Orcas Road at Nordstrom Lane, left the roadway and struck a tree.

Rachel Gibson, 32, was flown to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle and Tucker Abdon, 33, was taken to St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham.

An investigation is being conducted into the cause and circumstances of the accident.