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One dead after head on crash on Highway 12

21-year-old Hartline man dies in Wallula head-on crash

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WALLULA, WA- The Washington State Patrol says 21-year-old Logan Thompson died Monday morning in a head-on crash on Highway 12.

Troopers do not believe drugs or alcohol are involved. Thompson, a resident of Hartline, died at the scene. The cause is still under investigation.

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The roadway is open and traffic is moving through the area. Washington State Patrol is still investigating the incident. 

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UPDATE: Crews are expecting to have the road open by 7 a.m.

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WALLULA, WA - Washington State Patrol is investigating an accident that happened on U.S. Highway 12 around 1:30 a.m. Monday morning. 

 Crews say that a semi was heading westbound when a silver dodge heading eastbound crossed the center line and hit the semi head on. A 21-year-old male died at the scene. 

 Both directions of Highway 12 are closed and crews are hoping to have it open by 9 a.m. 

 No word yet on if drugs or alcohol were involved. 

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