Hoquiam Man Dies in Mason County Collision

POTLACH, Wash. – The Mason County Coroner has released the names of the two people who died Tuesday afternoon in a traffic fatality on State Route 101 near Potlatch.
Mason County Coroner Wes Stockwell identified the dead as 51 year old Mary Irene Johnson of Hoodsport, and 52 year old Richard Lee Bieniek, of Hoquiam.
State Patrol Trooper Russ Winger said yesterday that the semi truck driver was not injured, traffic was delayed for a couple hours as WSDOT and State Patrol investigated the collision.