Thurston County Watch

A 34-year-old Yelm man died in a crash in the 18500 block of Bald Hills Road Southeast Thursday night, according to a report by The Olympian.

George Vilsack was identified as the victim, according to the newspaper, which cited information for The Thurston County Sheriff’s Office.

An investigation determined Vilsack’s vehicle went off the road and hit a stump. He was the only person in the vehicle, according to The Olympian.

Speed was a factor, according to the sheriff’s office.

The crash occurred at about 9 p.m.

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