Trucker found dead in rig at Snoqualmie Pass

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BELLEVUE, Wash. (AP) -- The Washington State Patrol says a trucker was found dead in his semi-truck at Snoqualmie Pass.

The Transportation Department reported what appeared to be an abandoned truck Thursday night in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 90.

A trooper found the driver unresponsive in the cab. Medics declared the driver dead at the scene.

The patrol says the death is not traffic-related.