Update: 79-year-old man dies in wrong-way collision with semi on I-182

Posted on Friday, December 11th, 2020 at 2:34 pm    

PASCO, WA – A wrong-way collision on Interstate 182 near 4th Avenue resulted in the death of 79-year-old Gale Easterday on Thursday.

According to KOMO News, the accident happened around 3:30 p.m. The victim was driving west in the eastbound lanes of I-182 when he hit the semi truck head-on. The collision caused the semi to careen into a third vehicle in the process. No one else was injured in the accident.

Police are investigating why Easterday was driving the wrong way.

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