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Autopsy results for driver in Highway 12 crash

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YAKIMA, Wash. -- An autopsy was scheduled Monday for the Yakima man who died in Friday's multiple vehicle accident on Highway 12.

Yakima County Coroner Jack Hawkins, determined Sam Cox, 61, died of internal injuries caused from the accident.

Washington State Patrol troopers said the chain reaction accident involving four vehicles was caused by drivers following too closely.

Portions of the highway was closed for some time, as crews cleared the scene.

Troopers say drugs and alcohol were not involved.

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