Dayton woman dies in single vehicle Hart Rd. collision
Sheriff's Office offers assistance for those affected by the tragic scene
August 22, 2019
PRESCOTT—Dorietha Kay Rothe, 69, died in a single-vehicle accident south of Prescott on Hart Road Friday afternoon.
At 1:25 p.m. on Aug. 16, the vehicle was reported to be upside down and on fire with an occupant trapped inside. According to a Walla Walla County Sheriff’s Office (WWCSO) release, heroic efforts were made by the reporting party to rescue the driver from the vehicle, but the vehicle was too badly damaged and inaccessible to free the occupant.
Reports say the vehicle was traveling northbound on Hart Road when it entered the gravel and lost control, hitting an embankment an...