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Fatal car accident in Wapato

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WAPATO--A White Swan man loses his life in a car accident late Friday night.

State troopers say Walter Manuel was driving on West Wapato Road around 10:30 p.m. Friday when he tried to turn left onto Brownstown Road.  But, he lost control and swerved off into a field.

The car rolled and Manuel was ejected from the car.  He died on the scene.  Troopers say he wasn't wearing a seat belt.

They believe drugs or alcohol played a role in the crash.

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