YAKIMA COUNTY, WA. (THECOUNT) — Rachel Jean Teachout, of Kirkland, Washington, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Sunday night vehicle crash in Yakima County.

Teachout, 29, was killed in a single-vehicle crash near Selah Sunday night.


According to reports, Teachout was operating a vehicle on Interstate 82 near Selah, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway around 8:30 p.m. Sunday.

Teachout was transported to an area hospital where she was later pronounced dead of blunt force trauma injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Yakima County is a county in the U.S. state of Washington. As of the 2010 census, its population was 243,231. The county seat and largest city is Yakima. The county was formed out of Ferguson County in January 1865 and is named for the Yakama tribe of Native Americans – Wikipedia.