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Multiple vehicle accident on I-82 kills at least 3

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KENNEWICK, WASH. - A multiple vehicle accident on Interstate 82 kills at least 3 people.

It happened around 8:30 p.m. near Badger Road in Kennewick. State Patrol says a pickup truck was driving eastbound in the westbound lane and hit oncoming traffic causing 5 vehicles to collide.

The Department of Transportation and State Patrol have closed the roadway at Badger Road and are redirecting traffic. They hope to open the road around 12:00 a.m.

The cause is under investigation.

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