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Speed and alcohol are factors in fatal Grant County crash

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MATTAWA, WA – A 28-year-old Mattawa man was killed in a one vehicle collision on Saturday, June 17.

German Jimenez Salcedo was driving a 2004 Chevrolet Silverado on Road 24-Southwest at Rd U-Southwest east of Mattawa when he lost control and started sliding about 4:25 p.m. The pickup slid off the south side of the road, tripped and rolled twice. The pickup then burst into flames and started a small brush fire.

Jimenez Salcedo died at the scene. His remains are in the care of Coroner Craig Morrison whose staff will complete an autopsy. Salcedo’s family as notified.


Alcohol and excessive speed contributed to this collision. The Grant County Sheriff’s Office Motor Traffic Unit is investigating.

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MATTAWA, WA-  One person has been confirmed dead after a fatal crash in Mattawa Saturday afternoon.

The crash happened around 4:30pm near Road U Southwest and Road 24. After the truck came to rest a brush fire started. Fire crews were able to put it out before it spread beyond an acre of land. 

Grant County Sheriff's Office is still investigating the crash but they told us speed and alcohol were factors and that only one vehicle was involved. 


 

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