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Possible DUI suspected in fatal head-on collision in Wapato

Posted on Thursday, November 26th, 2020 at 9:04 pm    

WAPATO, WA – A 25-year-old man died on Thanksgiving after crashing into another vehicle head-on on Yakima Valley Highway near Donald Rd.

NBC Right Now reports that the man was driving a 1999 Chrysler eastbound on Yakima Valley Highway before crossing the center line and hitting a 2014 Chevy Cruz head-on. The driver of the Chrysler died at the scene. Two women, a 19-year-old driver and a 25-year-old passenger inside the Chevy were not seriously injured. The accident happened around 5:15 p.m.

The Yakima County Sheriff’s Office is still investigating this accident and suspects the driver of the Chrysler was intoxicated at the time of the crash.

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