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1 killed in crash south of Ritzville

RITZVILLE, Wash. - One person is dead and another injured in a one car crash on State Route 395 in Adams County, 24 miles south of Ritzville.

It happened at approximately 5:00 am Monday at milepost 72. 

Washington State Patrol says the passenger, 48-year-old Gabriela Parra Beltran, was killed in the crash, while the driver, 18-year-old Jaciel Parra Medina, was injured.

The vehicle was traveling north bound at a high rate. The driver fell asleep at the wheel and went off the roadway.

The vehicle came to a rest blocking the south bound side.

The southbound lanes of SR 395 were fully blocked Monday morning, but a detour was available.


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