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Wapato man killed in crash near Toppenish

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NEAR TOPPENISH, Wash.-- A Wapato man is dead after he was thrown from his car in a crash near Toppenish last night.

The state patrol says 33-year old Sidney Hunt was driving down South Wapato Road, when he drove off the roadway at the intersection of Marion Drain Road and smashed into a power pole, rolling the vehicle.

He was pronounced dead on the scene.

His passenger, Rochelle Barney was taken to the hospital and treated for her injuries.

The state patrol is still investigating but they suspect alcohol or drugs may have played a part.