Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 13 years
Badge # 249
Cause: Automobile crash
Ranger Catherine Secor was killed in an automobile accident while en route to the Eastern Region Headquarters.
She was riding in the backseat of the vehicle when the driver of a tractor trailer lost control in the wet road conditions and sideswiped the vehicle, causing it to crash and burst into flames. Ranger Secor was trapped inside and died at the scene.
Ranger Secor was the Head Ranger and Manager of Lincoln Rock State Park. She had been employed with the Washington State Parks for 13 years. She is survived by her mother, father and step-mother, and four siblings.