One dead following two-vehicle crash along SR 240

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BENTON COUNTY, Wash. — A person was killed in a two-vehicle collision on State Route 240, 20 miles west of Richland Saturday, Sept. 17.  

According to Washington State Patrol, one vehicle was traveling east while another was traveling west around 11:30 p.m. WSP says the eastbound vehicle struck the westbound vehicle.  

The driver of the eastbound vehicle was deceased at the scene.  

The two occupants of the second vehicle, a man and woman in their 60s, were taken to Kadlec Medical Center for their injuries. The extent of their injuries is unknown. 

WSP did not provide the name of the deceased. Next of kin had not been notified at the time of their release.  

The cause of the crash is under investigation.