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Fatal crash causes backup near Ellensburg

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Eastbound lanes of Interstate 90 are closed Thursday afternoon, six miles east of Ellensburg after a fatal accident involving ten vehicles and a brush fire.

The freeway is closed at milepost 115. The accident happened another seven miles east at milepost 122.

Multiple cars and semi trucks were involved in the accident. One person is confirmed dead and several other injuries are reported. State Patrol says that portion of I-90 could be closed for several hours.