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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.



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


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


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.