Carson man killed in early morning crash

Driver was impaired, according to WSP

A Carson man was killed early Sunday morning when his vehicle struck a tree east of Washougal.

According to a Washington State Patrol memo, at 1:43 a.m. on May 8, a white 1992 Honda Accord driven by Christopher A. Bash was traveling eastbound on state Route 14 at mile post 23 when it left the roadway and struck a tree.

Bash, 30, was transported to Southwest Washington Medical Center in Vancouver where he was pronounced dead.

According to the WSP, drugs or alcohol were a factor in the collision.

There were no passengers in Bash’s car, and no other vehicles were involved.