Vehicular assault charge could follow state Highway 112 wreck in Sekiu

SEKIU — A 39-year-old man from Kimberly, Idaho, could face a vehicular assault charge after injuring himself and a 12-year-old passenger in a wreck on state Highway 112 early Monday morning.

The driver, Brandon Mason, was transported to Forks Community Hospital to be treated for his injuries and the female passenger was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center, according to the State Patrol.

The wreck was first reported at 1:52 a.m. at state Highway 112 and Front Street in Sekiu.

Mason, who was not wearing a seat belt, was speeding and failed to negotiate a curve, striking an embankment, according to the State Patrol.

The road was fully blocked for 4½ hours.

Mason is expected to be charged with vehicular assault, driving under the influence, according to the State Patrol.


Reporter Jesse Major can be reached at 360-452-2345, ext. 56250, or at [email protected]

More in Crime

Sequim man charged in Florida with child molestation

A Sequim man has been charged in Florida with… Continue reading

group of buffalo for story slugged: bison herd rescued
Mistrial called on animal cruelty charges in Jefferson County

A high-profile animal cruelty case is likely to be… Continue reading

Man flees courtroom, leads law enforcement on chase

Police follow Denver L. Shoop from Port Townsend to Chimacum

Sequim man charged with 10 counts of child sex abuse

Lynn George Johnson has previous convictions

Sequim man accused of child rape, molestation

Lynn G. Johnson, a registered sex offender, has $350,000 set for bail

Clallam deputies seek two people with state warrants

Sheriff’s Office: Todd Winger and Michelle Vargo have extensive drug-related criminal histories

Sharp object used in killing of Sequim woman, prosecuting attorney says

No suspects yet in January death of Valerie Claplanhoo

Port Angeles School District reports more attempted luring

The Port Angeles School District reported today two child… Continue reading

Letellier charged with first-degree murder in triple slaying

She will plead not guilty, attorney says

Sequim homeowner holds alleged burglar at gunpoint, deputies say

A homeowner detained a burglary suspect at gunpoint after firing… Continue reading