Marshall Tapani Car Accident: Pasco man killed in Tri Cities, WA Car Accident.
According to reports on Saturday, October 15, 2022, Marshall Tapani was in a car accident from which he sustained severe injuries. Unfortunately, Tapani died from injuries sustained in the crash.
Just after midnight on Saturday, a Pasco man was killed when another car entered Highway 240 in Richland going the wrong way at the Steptoe Street roundabout.
The Washington State Patrol claims that the wrong-way driver, Katie B. Torguson, 33, of Kennewick, was drunk or otherwise inebriated. According to WSP Trooper Chris Thorson, the collision is being looked into.
According to WSP reports, Marshall E. Tapani, 26, of Pasco, was transferred to Kadlec Regional Medical Center in Richland where he passed away.
In the eastbound lanes of Highway 240, Torguson was driving a westbound Buick Rendezvous SUV when she collided with Tapani’s 2018 Toyota Camry.
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Dean Young Poet Obituary – Cause of Death: Former Texas poet laureate, Dean Young dies following battle with COVID
Former Texas poet laureate, William Livingston Chair of Poetry for University of Texas, and renowned educator, Dean Young has passed away at the age of 67.
Young died from natural causes on Tuesday, August 23, 2022, after a brief illness with COVID.
Young was a contemporary American poet in the poetic lineage of John Ashbery, Frank O’Hara, and Kenneth Koch. Often cited as a second-generation New York School poet, Young also derived influence and inspiration from the work of André Breton, Paul Éluard, and the other French Surrealist poets.
He received his MFA from Indiana University. In 2008, Young became the William Livingston Chair of Poetry of the Michener Center for Writers at the University of Texas at Austin.
His most recent books are Bender: New and Selected Poems, Fall Higher and The Art of Recklessness.
Young was awarded the Colorado Prize for Poetry for “Strike Anywhere”, has received a Stegner Fellowship from Stanford University, and has been awarded fellowships by the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation (2002) as well as from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Massachusetts. His work has been included in The Best American Poetry anthology multiple times, dating back to 1993.
He was the Poet Laureate for Texas in 2014.