A Richland man died after hitting an oncoming semi in heavy fog on a rural Grant County highway early Wednesday.
Eduardo Valdenea Andreade, 20, of Richland, was heading south on Highway 243 at 7 a.m., when he tried to pass another vehicle on the two-lane highway, the Washington State Patrol said.
His Honda Civic crashed head-on into a 2018 Volvo semi and trailer about 10 miles south of Mattawa.
Andreade died at the scene. The truck driver, Clint F. Gilbert, 52, of Othello, was not hurt.
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Both drivers were wearing their seat belts.