A Washington State Patrol trooper crashed his patrol car into a carport in Montesano after being hit by a car he was trying to pass, according to the State Patrol.
Trooper Josha Mullins, 38, was heading east on Pioneer Avenue behind Carol Dills, 67, of Montesano, at about 2 p.m. Tuesday. Mullins moved to pass her as Dills started to make a left turn and struck his patrol car. Mullins drove off the road and into a carport.
No injuries were reported. Both drivers were wearing their seatbelts. The cause of the collision and any potential charges are still under investigation.