At least one person killed after vehicle blows back tire on I-90
Posted on Sunday, April 18th, 2021 at 2:01 pm
NELSON, WA (KITTITAS COUNTY) – At least one person was killed in a single-vehicle rollover crash west of Cle Elum on Friday afternoon, according to the Washington State Patrol.
#Breaking – One vehicle rollover fatality collision on EB I-90 MP 77 (Kittitas Co – 8 miles west of Cle Elum). Road currently not blocked as collision is off the roadway. A lane may be blocked later during the investigation.
— Trooper John Bryant (@wspd6pio) April 16, 2021
The accident occurred about eight miles west of Cle Elum on eastbound I-90, near milepost 77, at about 3 p.m., when the rear tire of a pickup truck blew, causing the vehicle to crash and overturn.
At least one person, who was reportedly not wearing their seatbelt, was killed in the crash.
Their identity was not immediately released.
Traffic was backed up for several miles from the crash as authorities worked the scene.
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