Emergency responders were called to a fatal two-car collision on Highway 2 just north of Chattaroy near Scholmer Rd Sunday morning.
Washington State Troopers say a 1994 Geo Metro was traveling southbound on Highway 2 when it collided with a 2002 Chevy Suburban heading west on Scholmer Road. The driver of the Geo, 18-year-old Jeremiah Smyth of Laclede, Idaho was injured in the crash and transported to a local hospital for treatment. The extent of his injuries is unknown. Smyth's passenger, identified as 65-year-old William Smyth was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the Suburban, 45-year-old David Petroske of Chattaroy was transported to the hospital as a precautionary measure.
The crash is under investigation.