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Three car fatal accident

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WEST RICHLAND, Wash. - A three car accident in West Richland kills a 62 year old man.

It happened Saturday afternoon near the intersection of Kennedy Road and Bombing Range.  West Richland Police say a mid size sedan was traveling eastbound on Kennedy Road when it crossed the centerline and hit a couple on their motorcycles.  The vehicles collided and the motorcyclists were thrown to the shoulder of the road.  62 year old Joel Vance was taken to Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane where he later died.  His wife and the driver of the sedan were taken to Kadlec with minor injuries.

The cause of the accident is still under investigation.  Speed is believed to be a contributing factor.

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