State Patrol investigating fatal Whitman County crash

Washington State Patrol is investigating a crash on State Route 26 Sunday afternoon that killed one person and sent another to the hospital.

The two vehicle crash happened about 16 miles west of Colfax in Whitman County at around 2 o'clock. The two vehicles hit head-on.

WSP Trooper Jeff Sevigney reports one driver died on the scene and the other driver was taken to a Spokane hospital via MedStar helicopter. The injured driver's condition is not known at this time.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation. The names of the drivers have not been released.

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