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One person killed in car accident near Union Gap

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Near UNION GAP, Wash.--Washington State Patrol has confirmed one person has died and another injured in a car accident 9 miles east of Union Gap.

The accident happened near 9 o'clock Saturday night on Donald Wapato Road near Interstate 82.

55 year old Francisco Lopez-Zarate died on the scene. he was wearing a seatbelt according to WSP.  22 year old David Landa Ocampo, who was also the same vehicle as Zarate was also injured. 

WSP says the cause of the accident was from a worn tire on an armored truck that collided with the vehicle Zarate and Ocampo were in.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         

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