VANCOUVER, Wash. (KOIN) – A 19-year-old Vancouver woman has died after the car she was driving was split in half in a high-speed crash early Monday morning.
Molly Mayo died from her injuries after being taken to PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center, Vancouver police reported Tuesday. A passenger in the car, 19-year-old Caylie Nelson of Vancouver, survived.
Investigators believe Mayo was speeding down Southeast Mill Plain Boulevard in a Volkswagen Jetta at about 1:30 a.m. Monday when she lost control and crashed into a metal pole at the intersection of 124th Avenue.
Officers suspect speed and alcohol were contributing factors to the crash. No other vehicles were involved.
Vancouver police investigated the incident.
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