Wapato man killed in crash on SR 97

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Courtesy: WSP

WAPATO, Wash. — A Wapato man died in a crash at State Route 97 and West First Avenue Monday morning.

The Washington State Patrol said 68-year-old Antonio Macias was driving westbound on First Avenue in an Acura four-door sedan when the crash happened around 7 a.m.

Troopeers said Macias failed to stop at a traffic signal and crashed into a Chevy Silverado pickup that was heading northbound on SR 97.

Macias sustained fatal injuries and died at the scene. Troopers said he was not wearing a seatbelt.

The pickup driver, a 22-year-old Toppenish man, was wearing a seatbelt and did not have any injuries.

Troopers have not determined if drugs or alcohol were involved.