Deceased identified as 18-year-old Trevor Vernon, of Yacolt
An 18-year-old Yacolt resident was killed late Tuesday night in a single-vehicle collision.
On Tuesday (July 5) at about 11:46 a.m., Clark County Sheriff’s Deputies, North County EMS and Fire District 10 personnel were dispatched to the 22600 block of NE WH Garner Road on the report of a single-vehicle, injury collision.
Responding units located a 1988 Ford Ranger off the roadway, with extensive front damage. Preliminary investigation found the driver failed to negotiate a curve, left the roadway and struck a tree.
The driver and sole occupant, Trevor A. Vernon, 18 of Yacolt, was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Clark County Sheriff’s Office traffic detectives are investigating the collision and contributing factors.
Information provided by Clark County Sheriff’s Office.
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