RICHLAND -- A 24-year-old West Richland man died Saturday when he was thrown from his SUV after losing control on the curved on-ramp to eastbound Interstate 82.
Trevor L. Petersen was pronounced dead at the scene of the 11:30 a.m. crash, according to a Washington State Patrol report.
He was driving a 1998 Chevrolet Blazer west on Interstate 182 when he took the exit for I-82, heading toward Oregon.
Troopers said he failed to negotiate the curve.
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Petersen reportedly was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash. No other vehicles were involved.