YAKIMA, Wash. — A Selah man injured in a rollover accident Thursday afternoon six miles northwest of Yakima died early Friday evening, the Washington State Patrol reported.
Ted Rudd, 75, was pronounced dead at Yakima Regional Medical and Cardiac Center about 5:30 p.m. He was taken there in critical condition after the 4:09 p.m. Thursday accident in the 400 block of Mapleway Road.
The State Patrol said in a news release that Rudd was southbound on Mapleway Road when his Jeep Wrangler began drifting. He overcorrected, and the vehicle rolled over off the roadway and landed in an orchard.
He was not wearing a seat belt.
The State Patrol said it is investigating the cause of the accident. The location is east of Selah in the Gleed area.