A 31-year-old Allyn man was killed early Monday morning in a single-vehicle collision south of Union. According to the Mason County Sheriff’s Office, the collision occurred about 2:10 AM, 5.5 miles south of Union on McReavy Road where the man, identified as Juan Carlos Espinoza Alcazar, was driving a 1996 Chevrolet S-10 pickup northbound.
The average price of a gallon of gas in Washington is still dropping. Locally though, some prices have risen. According to GasBuddy.com, the average price of gas in the State is $3.54 a gallon. That’s down three cents in a week; is 43.5 cents less than a month ago; and nearly 25 cents less than a year ago. The State average is 12 cents higher than the National average. The AAA auto club reports the average price of a gallon of gasoline in Washington is $3.59.
A 20-year-old man stabbed to death in Hoquiam early Saturday worked at the Washington Corrections Center in Shelton. The man, identified as John Favro, 20 of Aberdeen, was pronounced dead after officers discovered him lying in a yard about two blocks from his crashed car. He had been stabbed and a knife was found near the car.
More thunderstorms are expected the next few days. The National Weather Service says there is 30% to 40% chance of showers and thunderstorms through Monday night. Forecasters say the nighttime thunderstorms will occur before 11 PM and the daytime thunderstorms will occur before 11 AM. There is also a chance of showers through Wednesday but the thunderstorms should end Tuesday night.