1 person killed in crash near Paterson, Wash.

Published:

 

PATERSON, Wash. (AP) -- The Washington State Patrol says a 22-year-old Prosser man was killed when his car collided with a cattle truck on State Highway 221 near Paterson in Benton County.

Troopers said Ivan Pacheco was southbound when he lost control and spun into the northbound lanes just before 6 a.m. Wednesday.

The cattle truck was driven by 25-year-old Dewey Hancock of Vale, Ore., who was not injured.

The Tri-City Herald reports that one cow was killed in the crash and a second, injured one had to be euthanized.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

___

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