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Worn tire kills 1 near Wapato

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WAPATO, Wash.-- Washington State Patrol says a worn tire is behind the death of one person in a  two car accident 9 miles east of Union Gap.

Francisco Lopez-Zarate, 55, died in the accident which also injured David Landa Ocampo, 22.

The accident happened around 9pm Saturday night on Donald Wapato Rd near I-82.

According to WSP everyone involved was wearing a seatbelt and drugs and alcohol were not involved.