Two people killed in second fatal crash near Wapato in past two days

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YAKIMA COUNTY, Wash. — Two people were killed in a Thursday afternoon crash northwest of Wapato.

The Yakima County Sheriff’s Office was called to the intersection of Lateral A and Lateral 1 roads at about 12:50 p.m. for a report of a car versus a semi-truck.

Details about the crash were not immediately available. The sheriff’s office is investigating.

Deputies said they expected to have the intersection blocked off to traffic for at least a couple hours.

The crash happened about a mile from the intersection where another fatal crash occurred the day before.

Deputies said two people died when a car ran a stop sign at Lateral A and Kays roads and crashed into a semi-truck Wednesday morning.

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