Fatal truck-car crash on I-82 near Kennewick

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KENNEWICK, Wash. (AP) -- The Washington State Patrol says the driver of a semi-truck lost control due to a medical issue, causing a fatal crash Wednesday on Interstate 82 near Kennewick.

The Tri-City Herald reports the truck crossed the median and collided with an oncoming car.

The car driver, 60-year-old Lawrence Volker of Conover, N.C., died at the scene. His passenger, 59-year-old Brenda Volker of Conover, was flown to a hospital in Kennewick.

An ambulance took the truck driver to a hospital.

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Information from: Tri-City Herald, http://www.tri-cityherald.com