Police haven’t determined why a Georgia man’s pickup flipped on Highway 395 north of Sagemoor Road in a deadly Friday morning wreck.
Joseph Flewellyn, 21, of Macon, Ga., was heading north on the highway in his Ford F350 when he drifted off the road shortly before 11 a.m. about nine miles north of Pasco, the Washington State Patrol said.
When he steered the pickup back onto the road, he overcorrected and rolled the truck.
Flewellyn was not wearing his seat belt and was thrown from the truck. There are unconfirmed reports that a passing nurse tried to save his life.
He died at the scene.
The crash closed both northbound lanes of the highway. One open an hour later, and both lanes were opened again by 3 p.m.