A freshman at Walla Walla High School died early Saturday morning in a crash that happened not far from the high school.
A teenage girl was ejected from a vehicle in the crash.
According to the Walla Walla County Sheriff’s Office and the Walla Walla School District, 14-year-old Zaley Blocklinger died at the scene near Foster and Reser Roads, a short distance from Walla Walla High School.
The WWCSD has not released a lot of details yet but said a 17-year-old female was driving the vehicle, and the crash occurred around 2:30 AM.
Walla Walla County Undersheriff Joe Klundt said Blocklinger was ejected from the vehicle, and most likely died instantly.
The investigation continues, and more information is expected to be released soon.