Two pedestrians killed in four-car crash near Cle Elum – NBC Right Now

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Updated: September 16, 2023 @ 3:16 pm

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Two pedestrians are dead after being hit by four cars while trying to cross I-90 near milepost 70 west of Cle Elum.
KITTITAS COUNTY, Wash.-Two people are dead after a four-car crash, involving a Washington State Patrol vehicle in the westbound lanes of I-90 near Easton on September 10.
According to the Washington State Patrol the cause of the crash was illegal crossing of the Interstate after two people attempting to walk across the road near milepost 70, about 13 miles west of Cle Elum, were hit by four cars.
The two pedestrians were pronounced dead at the scene according to the WSP. None of the drivers or passengers in any of the four cars were injured.
The WSP has confirmed that the fourth car involved in the crash was a Dodge Charger driven by a Trooper. The WSP Major Accident Investigation Team is now investigating the crash.
The westbound lane of I-90 was blocked after the accident before traffic was rerouted through a detour by way of exit 70 back onto I-90.
As of 2:30 a.m. all westbound lanes of I-90 are reopened according to the Washington Department of Transportation.
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