News

Driver in fatal NYE crash not drunk

Driver in fatal NYE crash not drunk

Photo: KGMI

KGMI News Reporting
By Tracy Ellis

FERNDALE, Wash. – A Ferndale man killed in a head-on crash on the Guide on New Year’s Eve had not been drinking after all.

Troopers at the scene said they could smell alcohol on Travis Holst’s breath.

They passed that information onto the media.

Toxicology reports show that Holst didn’t have alcohol or any other drugs in his body.

His father Mark is relieved.

Play Mark Holst on son

Mark Holst says the Washington State Patrol shouldn’t have spoken so soon.

Play Mark Giles on WSP report

The other driver, Brox Browning also died.

He tested positive morphine, which he had a prescription for, and marijuana.

WSP is still investigating the crash.

 

Recent Headlines

in Black Friday, Entertainment

‘Frozen’ tops Barbie as top girls’ holiday pick

frozen

The results marked the first time in 11 years that Barbie hasn't held the No. 1 spot in the annual toy survey.

in Sports

NFL Thanksgiving: Eagles roll over Cowboys & Detroit beats Chicago

Updated
Philadelphia Eagles' Mark Sanchez warms up before an NFL football game between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Tennessee Titans, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, in Philadelphia.

The Detroit Lions boosted their postseason hopes with a 34-17 victory over the Chicago Bears on Thursday.

in Black Friday, Viral Videos

Jimmy Fallon’s favorite #ThanksgivingFails

13-overlay6

Think you've had a rough Thanksgiving? It could always be worse.

in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Nov. 27

beatles

A look at some of the Hollywood headlines that made history.

in Sports

Wildcats beat Aztecs 61-59 for Maui title

Arizona head coach Sean Miller speaks during a news conference at the NCAA college basketball tournament, Wednesday, March 26, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif. Arizona is scheduled to play San Diego State on Thursday in a regional semifinal.

Stanley Johnson had 18 points and nine rebounds, helping No. 3 Arizona gut out a 61-59 victory over No. 15 San Diego State on for its second Maui Invitational title.

Bellingham Traffic