SPANGLE, Wash. - Highway 195 near Spangle has reopened after one man was killed in a collision involving a semi truck Friday afternoon.
According to Washington State Patrol, 67-year-old Tim Simchuk of Spokane, was driving a 2012 Nissan Maxima southbound on State Route 195 near Spangle.
Emerson Grafmiller, 81, of Colbert was driving northbound in a 1999 Kenworth semi tractor.
Simchuk's Nissan crossed the center line and collided with Grafmiller's semi in the northbound lane, according to authorities.
UPDATE- SR195 MP75— Trooper J. Sevigney (@wspd4pio) January 26, 2019
Crash now involves one confirmed fatality. No other injuries reported.
Troopers will be investigating for several hours. Expect delays.
Simchuk was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Grafmiller was not injured. Both drivers had been using seat belts at the time of the accident.