Whitman County Sheriff

ST. JOHN, WA - During the early morning hours of Saturday, July 11, Washington State Police and Whitman County units were dispatched to a reported single vehicle rollover crash on State Route 23, two miles north of St. John, WA.

18-year-old Ryan Willson, of St. John, was reportedly driving northbound on State route 23 when his vehicle left the roadway on the shoulder and hit a hillside causing the vehicle to roll. Willson was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced deceased at the scene. He was not wearing a seatbelt. Next of kin has been notified.