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COLLEGE PLACE — Three people were taken to Providence St. Mary Medical Center on Sunday afternoon after a collision near Walmart.

Betty J. Katsel, 88, of Walla Walla was driving south on state Route 125 and approaching the Meadowbrook Boulevard turn off when she failed to stop for a red light at 2:58 p.m.

Katsell's vehicle hit a car being driven by Joycelynn J. Lancaster, 17, of Pocatello, Idaho.

Lancaster was stopped at the traffic signal.

Evan F. Taylor, 17, was a passenger in Lancaster's car.

All those involved were wearing seat belts, according to a report by Washington State Patrol.

No further information is available at this time.


Sheila Hagar has written for the Walla Walla Union-Bulletin since 1998. Sheila covers health, social services and city government in Milton-Freewater, Athena and Weston in the Walla Walla Valley.