An accident on State Route 155 just north of Nespelem took the life of 39-year-old Ronald Hance of Omak. According to the Washington State Patrol, Hance was driving north when he left the road, overcorrected and crossed the highway and hit the guardrail causing the car to roll over. The driver was ejected from the car which also caught fire. A passenger in the car was transported to Coulee Medical Center. State Patrol has noted the cause as Driver Inattention. Hance was pronounced dead at the scene.