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Fatal Semi Crash on SR 221 near Prosser

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BENTON CO., Wash. - The Washington State Patrol is investigating a fatal semi crash on SR 221 near Prosser. Troopers say around 10:45 Sunday night 57 year old James Spicer, from Selah, crossed over the center line and hit another semi head-on. Spicer later died at Kadlec in Richland. The driver of the other semi had minor injuries.

The Department of Transportation has closed down the section of SR 221 between Prosser and Paterson. There are detours in place. The DOT expects to reopen the road by about 7:00 Monday morning.