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Man Was Smoking Marijuana Before the Collision that Killed Klickitat Sheriff Deputy

Yakima, Wash, - State troopers say the driver that killed an off-duty Klickitat sheriff's deputy back in July had been smoking marijuana before the head-on crash.

20 year old Sean Kearney was charged Tuesday in Yakima county superior court with vehicular homicide.

Investigators say he was passing in a no-passing zone on highway 97 south of Toppenish when he collided with the car driven by sheriff's sergeant Peter Garland.

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