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Fatal Car Accident in Yakima Valley

Naches, WA - An early morning car crash in Naches has left one man dead. 40 year old Jesus Hernandez was ejected from his car when it flipped over. He was pronounced dead at the scene.  Hernandez works as a delivery man for the Yakima Herald-Republic.  State troopers say he was not wearing a seat belt during the crash, which took place just west of the intersection of highway 12 and highway 410.  Washington State Patrol say drugs and alcohol were not a factor in the accident.  They believe he most likely fell asleep at the wheel.

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