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One killed in three car collision that blocked Highway 291

SPOKANE, Wash. - UPDATE: The highway is back open.

Deputies say a pickup crossed the center line and hit an oncoming car head on.

The driver of that pickup, identified as Randy J. Peone, 49, later died at the hospital.

A third car was unable to avoid the collision and ran into those cars. The driver of both cars were also taken to Sacred Heart with serious injuries.

A three car crash is fully blocking Highway 291 five miles north of Spokane.

The crash happened at 3:24 p.m. Thursday.

There's no estimate for when the road will reopen.

Washington State Patrol is on scene. 


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