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I-82 Crash Results In Death & Serious Injury

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BENTON CITY, Wash.- A two vehicle collision near Benton City on Sunday resulted in one fatality. 58-year-old Angelita Sandovaldeltoro died at Kadlec Regional Medical Center from her injuries.

When NBC Right Now arrived on the scene of the crash on I-82 heading westbound near milepost 97, Washington State Patrol was able to confirm that two vehicles were involved. In a press release state patrol describes the driver of a 2009 Dodge Journey made an unsafe lane change and struck Sandovaldeltoro's car. The driver of her vehicle is still in the hospital with serious injuries. The driver of the Dodge Journey was not hurt. Traffic was at a stand still for about 30 minutes as officers inspected the wreckage. The roadway was reopened around 2 p.m.