Pasco Police responded to a fatality collision that sadly ended with one death. 

According to reports from the Pasco Police, Officers responded Saturday evening at about 7:13 PM, medics and officers responded to a 2-car collision at Court/ Road 88.

A bright yellow 1933 Willys hot rod with a fiberglass body had been westbound on Court Street occupied by two people. It was struck by a green Toyota Camry that was traveling southbound on Road 88 with a stop sign at Court Street.

Get our free mobile app

Sadly, it was a serious collision that resulted in the death of the Willys driver, Shirley L. Nelson, a 63-year-old Kennewick resident. The Willys passenger, a 63-year-old Pasco resident, received life-threatening injuries and was ultimately transported by helicopter to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. The two occupants of the Camry received non-life-threatening injuries, but the driver, a 23-year-old Pasco resident, had to be cut out of the car.

Washington State Patrol assisted Pasco officers with marking and documenting the scene. Preliminary investigation indicates that drugs and/or alcohol were not a factor. Both occupants of the Willys hot rod were fully ejected from their car during the collision; a 1933 vehicle is not required to have seat belts or other safety features that were not mandatory when it was originally built.

Officers will be investigating for a while. The Willys was equipped with a loud exhaust system, making it harder to judge its speed based on sound alone, although witnesses heard it coming. The Camry had a duty to fully stop at the stop sign and only pull out when it was safe to enter Court Street.

If negligence or recklessness was involved, the at-fault driver could face criminal traffic charges. If not, the at-fault driver could face a traffic infraction for failure to yield the right-of-way. At this point, no one is charged with anything.

The accident is still an ongoing investigation and as soon as we get more details, we'll update this article.

LOOK: What major laws were passed the year you were born?

Data for this list was acquired from trusted online sources and news outlets. Read on to discover what major law was passed the year you were born and learn its name, the vote count (where relevant), and its impact and significance.

See 20 Ways America Has Changed Since 9/11

For those of us who lived through 9/11, the day’s events will forever be emblazoned on our consciousnesses, a terrible tragedy we can’t, and won’t, forget. Now, two decades on, Stacker reflects back on the events of 9/11 and many of the ways the world has changed since then. Using information from news reports, government sources, and research centers, this is a list of 20 aspects of American life that were forever altered by the events of that day. From language to air travel to our handling of immigration and foreign policy, read on to see just how much life in the United States was affected by 9/11.