Contact WSP Investigative Team Regarding Fatal I-82 Crash

Updated on: 3/6/2019

fatal crash in Benton County
The three-vehicle fatality collision that happened last week on September 21, 2011 in the westbound lanes of Interstate 82 killed one of the drivers in the crash. The accident happened near Yakitat Road in Benton County.

The investigation indicates a wide load truck was traveling in the right lane followed by a pilot car. A small truck, the third vehicle, rear ended the pilot car forcing it ahead into the wide load. The driver of the pilot car died in the truck accident.


Detectives with the Washington State Patrol are looking for any witnesses of the fatal accident. If you have information, please contact Detective Sergeant Jerry Cooper at (360) 805-1192 or Detective Bob Schroeder at (360) 805-1194.

Contact a wrongful death attorney if you have questions.

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