2 Whatcom County men hurt in Cle Elum wreck

Two Whatcom County residents were injured in a rollover crash on westbound Interstate 90 east of Cle Elum about 9:30 a.m. Sunday, June 28.

According to a Washington State Patrol report, Blake A. Vargo of Bellingham and Korey C. Tiderington of Ferndale, both 20, were hurt when Vargo lost control on a curve and his 2003 Dodge pickup rolled, landing in the median on its wheels. Both men were taken by ambulance to Kittitas Valley Healthcare in Ellensburg, where they were treated and released.

Both men were wearing seat belts. The pickup was destroyed.

An investigating officer’s report said Vargo was speeding and that he was cited for driving too fast and for driving with a suspended license.