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Fatal motorcycle accident in Yakima leaves two dead

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YAKIMA, WA- Washington State Patrol closed eastbound lanes of US-12 near 16th Avenue Saturday night after a fatal accident. 

They tell us, Robert McEachern was riding his motorcycle with 67-year-old Ellen McEachern on the back when they rear-ended a Jeep Wrangler who was stopped for traffic. 

Robert died at the scene and Ellen later died at Yakima Regional Hospital. 

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