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Fatal Accident on Interstate 82 Involving Semi Truck Results in Fatality

SUNNYSIDE, WA (August 23, 2021) – 83-year-old Dallas Wyatt of Outlook tragically died Wednesday morning after a fatal crash involving a semi truck on Interstate 82.

The incident occurred around 9:10 a.m. on eastbound Interstate 82 near milepost 69 in Sunnyside.

According to reports, a semi-truck traveling in the same direction was passing Wyatt’s vehicle in the left lane when Wyatt crossed into the left lane and was hit by the semi.

Officers on the scene pronounced Wyatt dead.

Paramedics then rushed a 65-year-old woman who was a passenger in the semi truck to a nearby hospital for treatment.

Authorities currently do not believe that drugs or alcohol played a role. However, an active investigation is still underway.


The Sweet James team would like to express our sincere condolences to the families and friends of Dallas Wyatt.


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