Caleb R. Culver died in a collision on Highway 221 near Paterson Tuesday morning.
The Washington State Patrol released the name of the 41-year-old Kennewick man after contacting his family.
Daniel A. Thurman, a 41-year-old Prosser man, was driving south in a white 2010 Honda Insight sedan and reportedly crossed the centerline, striking a silver 2014 Chevrolet Sonic traveling the opposite direction, according to the Washington State Patrol.
Culver was driving the Chevrolet and was killed in the collision.
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Thurman was injured and taken to Kadlec Medical Center.
The state patrol is investigating the cause of the collision. The southbound lane was closed for several hours after the collision.