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Washington County fatal crash on SR-59

Monday June 13, 2022

On Monday, June 13, 2022, at about 4:30 pm, A pickup truck was eastbound on SR-59 at milepost 9. The truck drifted over the center into the westbound lanes. The eastbound truck collided head-on with a westbound pickup. The westbound truck’s front seat adult female passenger sustained fatal injuries and died at the scene. The drivers of both trucks were transported to a local hospital with what appear to be non-life-threatening injuries. Fatigue is being investigated as a contributor to the crash. Lane restrictions are in place during the crash investigation.

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