Rochester teen airlifted after crash


A 19-year-old Rochester man was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center after a rollover collision near Grand Mound Thursday morning.

Brett A. Tardif was driving a dark blue 1985 Ford S10 pickup when he struck a power pole on the 19100 block of Old Highway 99 and rolled over, according to Washington State Patrol.

Tardif was in stable condition Saturday.

seatbelt, and when the car rolled over he was thrown around inside of the vehicle, said Trooper Guy Gil of the Washington State Patrol.

Tardif was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle following the crash. He was in stable condition as of Thursday afternoon, Gill said. The vehicle was towed from the scene.

Speed was a factor in the collision and possible charges are pending, Gill said.