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Fatal accident near Boardman

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BOARDMAN, Ore.--  Oregon State Police are investigating a fatal crash that happened near Boardman Sunday.  Police say around 5:15pm Sunday, Kyle Thompkins, 47, of Pendleton, was driving Westbound on Interstate-84.  He was trying to pass a van, when he lost control and rolled into the median.

Police say Thompkins was pronounced dead at the scene.  They say he wasn't wearing his seat belt.

OSP says his passenger, Tanya Hunt, 42, was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.  They say she was wearing her seatbelt. 

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