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Fatal accident in Toppenish

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An accident in Toppenish leaves one man dead. 27 year old Jose Elias was pronounced dead at the scene after he failed to stop at a traffic light on SR-97.

Washington state patrol says after he crossed the road he rolled his 2002 dodge neon where it came to a rest on SR-22.

Troopers say he was not wearing his seatbelt and they believe drugs or alcohol could be to blame. The accident is still under investigation.