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UPDATE: 52-Year-Old Woman Dies in 10 Car Collision Along I-90 Near Ritzville

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The Washington State Patrol is still investigating a fatal 10-vehicle collision on I-90 about 7 miles east of Ritzville. The Washington State Patrol is still investigating a fatal 10-vehicle collision on I-90 about 7 miles east of Ritzville.

NEAR RITZVILLE, WA - Washington State Patrol have confirmed 52-year-old Jean Amidon from Whitefish, Montana died in the 10-car collision on I-90 about 7 miles east of Ritzville Friday.

Troopers said speeds too high for the road conditions caused the accident and charges are pending for the drivers involved.

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NBCRightNow.com - The Washington State Patrol is still investigating a fatal 10-vehicle collision on I-90 about 7 miles east of Ritzville. The westbound lanes are still blocked, but detours are in place. However if you're traveling that way, you should expect major delays. Troopers say they are hoping to have the road back open by 10:30PM, though it could be later.

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NBCRightNow.com - Washington State Patrol says there is now one confirmed fatality after a 10 car collision along I-90, seven miles east of Ritzville.

Tows have been called. Both westbound lanes are still blocked.

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NBCRightNow.com - Washington State Patrol now says no one has died in the collision. However, one person has life-threatening injuries. The westbound lanes are still closed as of 2 p.m. on Friday.

Troopers expect the lanes to reopen around 3:30 p.m. Drivers can expect long delays.

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NBCRightNow.com - Washington State Patrol says two people are dead after a 10 car collision along I-90, seven miles east of Ritzville.

The accident happened around 12:30 p.m. Friday and is blocking both westbound lanes. Washington State Troopers do not yet know when they'll be reopening those lanes.

Detours are available.

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