Semi-truck driver killed after crashing in Benton County

BENTON CO., Wash. — A semi-truck driver from California was killed Monday morning in Benton County after overcorrecting on SR 14 causing the truck to roll over, according to Washington State Patrol.

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Washington State Patrol responded to the crash around 6:30 a.m. Monday on SR 14 three miles west of Paterson in Benton County.

Investigators say Harminder Dhaliwal, 36, from California was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Dhaliwal left the road, overcorrected, and rolled the semi-truck, according to Washington State Patrol.

Washington State Patrol says Dhaliwal was not wearing his seatbelt at the time of the crash.