Maria Valkovich, Petar Kvenich Identified in Fatal Leavenworth Car Crash
LEAVENWORTH, WA (February 13, 2023) – Officers identified 79-year-old Petar Kvenich and 75-year-old Maria Valkovich as the victims who died in a crash on Highway 2 on February 8.
According to the Washington State Patrol, the collision happened in the eastbound lane around 8:40 AM. Based on a report, 55-year-old Elizabeth M. Fortin of Delta, British Columbia was driving a 2000 Honda CR-V east on the highway at the time of the crash.
Due to unknown reasons, she lost control of her vehicle and spun counterclockwise across the centerline. There, a westbound 2013 Toyota Rav4 SUV struck it broadside.
As a result, CR-V passengers Kvenich and Valkovich died in the incident.
Fortin suffered injuries in the incident. Paramedics transported her to Central Washington Hospital in Wenatchee, along with the Rav4 occupants, 68-year-old Roy M. Worden and 67-year-old Lori E. Worden.
At this point, WSP continues to investigate the accident.
We send our sincere condolences to the family and loved ones of Petar Kvenich and Maria Valkovich.
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