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BREAKING: One Yakima woman is dead after car-semi collision near Ellensburg

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ELLENSBURG, WA - Washington State Patrol says 1 woman is dead after a fatal collision involving a car and a semi, early this morning. 

WSP says 25-year-old Trevor Jackson of Yakima fell asleep at the wheel. He was transported to Yakima Regional Memorial Center. The passenger, 24-year-old Wynter Tasker of Yakima was pronounced dead. Her family has been notified. It's unknown if she was wearing her seat belt. 

71-year-old James Conway was driving the semi tractor involved. He was wearing a seat belt and was not injured. 

I82 eastbound lanes were closed for about 7 hours this morning while crews cleared the scene. 

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