BENTON CITY -- The Washington State Patrol's Major Accident Investigation Team is looking for witnesses who may have seen last week's fatal collision near Benton City.
The team is investigating the 10:15 a.m. Sept. 21 three-vehicle wreck in the westbound lanes of Interstate 82 near Yakitat Road.
A wide-load truck was headed in the right lane followed by a pilot car. A third vehicle, a smaller truck, hit the rear of the pilot car, forcing it into the semi-truck's trailer. The pilot car driver died in the crash.
Detectives are looking for witnesses who may have seen the collision or any event leading up to or after the crash. Contact Detective Sgt. Jerry Cooper at 360-805-1192 or Detective Bob Schroeder at 360-805-1194.