One Dead After Collision Near Tenino; Driver Arrested

By The Olympian

One person was killed Wednesday evening in a collision near Tenino, according the Thurston County Sheriff’s Office, which is investigating the wreck as a vehicular homicide.

Just before 6 p.m., deputies responded to the two-vehicle collision at the 15000 block of McDuff Road Southeast, Sgt. Carla Carter said, where a driver, believed to be impaired, struck another car head-on.

The suspect, driving a northbound pickup truck, crossed the center line and collided with a southbound sedan, Carter said. The driver of the sedan, a 66-year-old Tenino man, was killed.

The suspect, 57-year-old Keith Milligan, of Tenino, was transported to a local hospital and will have blood samples taken, Carter said.