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Passenger injured in Purdy DUI wreck has died

One of five women injured last Sunday in a Purdy area car wreck has died.

Kaitlin V. Taylor, 19, died Wednesday from multiple traumatic injuries, according to the Pierce County Medical Examiner’s office.

The Tacoma woman was a passenger in a 2003 Honda Civic driven by another Tacoma woman. The driver was arrested for DUI vehicular assault, according to the Washington State Patrol.

That driver, her two passengers and two other women in the other vehicle were all transported to St. Joseph Medical Center.

The crash on state Route 302 shut the road down for five hours.

Craig Sailor: 253-597-8541, @crsailor

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