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Toppenish Woman Killed by Semi-Truck

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TOPPENISH, Wash. -- Carmen Yadao, 31, of Toppenish was hit and killed by a semi-truck while trying to cross state Route 97 on foot.  

The accident happened at about 6:30 Tuesday night at the intersection of Buster Road and SR-97. Yadao was taken to Toppenish Hospital, where she later died.

The driver of the semi-truck was Robert Neff, 64, of San Angelo, Texas.

No tickets have been issued. The accident is under investigation.