Othello man dies from injuries he sustained in crash July 22
Last updated 8/5/2020 at 4:15pm
OTHELLO — A local man has died of injuries he sustained in a crash July 22.
Jose Erivas Chama, 51, of Othello, died Aug. 4 at a Spokane hospital, the Washington State Patrol reported.
Chama was in a crash at 10:40 p.m. July 22 on state Highway 17 in rural Grant County, the patrol reported. He was southbound in a 1993 Nissan Service truck when he crossed the centerline and struck a northbound 2007 Kenworth truck towing a potato trailer.
Jacob E. Vooge , 29, of Pasco, was driving the tractor trailer, the patrol reported.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation, the patrol reported. It is not yet known if alcohol or drugs were a factor in the fatal crash.