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.
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.