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One killed in head on crash after leaving scene of another accident

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MATTAWA, WA - Washington State Patrol is still investigating after a fatal accident on State Route 243. It happened just after 9:30 Monday night near Desert Aire.

Troopers say Miguel Garcia-Maximino was driving away from a different accident scene heading northbound. He crossed the center lane and hit 48-year-old Agustin Santana of Sunnyside in a semi head on. Garcia-Maximino's rolled and the semi came to rest on the northbound shoulder and caught fire. 

Garcia-Maximino died at the scene.

WSP is still investigating. They don't know if drugs or alcohol played a factor in this accident. 

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