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Yakima man dead after fatal accident

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Elkton, Oregon -- A Yakima man is dead after a fatal accident near Elkton, Oregon.

It happened Saturday morning around 2:30 AM.  Oregon State Police say 51 year old Steven Taylor was driving westbound on SR 138 West when for an unknown reason his car left the roadway, struck a tree and caught fire.  Taylor was declared dead on the scene.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.