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Man killed in early morning crash near Sunnyside

Man killed in early morning crash near Sunnyside
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YAKIMA COUNTY, Wash -- A Grandview man is dead after a single-car crash near Sunnyside early Friday morning.

According to Washington State Patrol, around midnight Friday, a white 2007 Dodge Ram was heading east on Van Belle Road when it left the roadway just west of State Route 241. The vehicle then slammed into a tree.

The driver, 39-year-old Peter LaPierre, died at the scene. State troopers say drugs or alcohol may have been a factor in this crash.
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