Two wrecks occur on same stretch of Highway 7 within one week
January 21, 2022
Tragedy struck on January 12 north of Ekalaka when a young female died in a rollover crash on Highway 7.
The 23-year-old was driving north, near mile marker 12, when she lost control of the car she was driving and struck a bridge railing. The vehicle went off the right side of the road and overturned. She was ejected and pronounced dead at the scene. There was no indication as to what caused her to lose control of the vehicle.
On Monday night a semi hauling hay went off the road and tipped over, less than a mile from the crash on January 12. That wreck resulted in delays on the highway Tu...