Man killed in Lincoln County head-on collision - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Man killed in Lincoln County head-on collision

LINCOLN COUNTY, Wash. - A 55-year-old man was killed Monday night after veering into oncoming traffic on I-90 at Fishtrap and striking another car head on.

The cause of the collision is still under investigation, but Washington State Patrol says Cary Bates was westbound on I-90 around 5:30 p.m. when he crossed the median and struck an eastbound car with two passengers.

Those two people, a 31-year-old man and a 29-year-old woman, were both taken by Medstar to Sacred Heart.

Traffic was backed up for several miles and for nearly three hours before the scene was cleared.

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