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Union Gap man has died after crashing truck into ditch

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NEAR TOPPENISH, Wash. -- A Union Gap man has died after crashing his truck into a drainage ditch, on the 3000 block of Olden Way near Toppenish, Friday morning.

Washington State Patrol said Paul D. Wahpat, 45 died at the scene.

They said Wahpat's Toyota pick-up had crossed the center line and went into a gully.

The cause of the crash is being investigated.

It's unknown at this time whether drugs or alcohol were involved.

Troopers said Wahpat was not wearing his seatbelt.

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