Tieton woman dead after collision with school bus
COWICHE, Wash. - UPDATE: Washington State Troopers are reporting a Tieton woman is dead after she rear-ended a school bus Friday afternoon.
The accident happened just after 12:30 p.m. in the 16,000 block of Summitview Road near Elliot Road.
Troopers say the school bus had stopped to offload students when a Highland School District food truck driven by 46-year old Rosa Gutierrez-Salcedo from Tieton crashed into the back of the bus.
Gutierrez-Salcedo died at the scene.
No students or the school bus driver were injured.
Troopers say Gutierrez-Salcedo was wearing her seatbelt.
Troopers are still investigating to try to determine why Gutierrez-Salcedo didn't stop.
ORIGINAL STORY: Deputies are trying to figure what what caused a collision between a car and a school delivery truck.
Casey Schilperoort of Yakima County Sheriff's Office said the crash involved a small four-door car and a lunch truck at the intersection of Summitview Avenue and Thompson Road.
The sheriff's office received a report of the crash around 12:37 p.m., Friday.
The Fire Department is used Jaws of Life to remove a person who stuck inside the small vehicle as a result of the crash.
Roads are closed at the intersection of Sunset Way and Elliot Road and Summitview and Thompson while officials investigate.
This is a developing story. Information will be updated as available.