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PHOTOS: Fatal collision between semi and car shuts down I-90

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UPDATE: 8:43 p.m.

Eastbound and westbound lanes of I-90 are back open.

Previous Coverage:

The Washington State Patrol has shut down both directions of I-90 near Cle Elum due to a fatal collision between a semi-truck and a car. 

Trooper Brian Moore says the crash happened in the westbound lanes of I-90 about a mile east of Cle Elum. Trooper Moore says one person is dead as a result of the crash. 

Both east and westbound lanes are closed in the area due to 4 Anhydrous Ammonia tanks falling off the semi-truck. Trooper Moore says as of 10:30 a.m. only one of the tanks is venting ammonia. The other three are stable. 

WSP expects I-90 to be closed for several hours for clean up and detours are in place, but motorists should still expect delays. 

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