Goldendale Man Dies In Highway 97 Accident

A Goldendale man was killed in a motor vehicle accident Tuesday morning on Highway 97 near Goldendale. According to the Washington State Patrol, the pickup truck driven by 61-year-old Stephen Hyrniak was southbound on Highway 97 near milepost 27 when it veered into the oncoming lane and collided with a tractor-trailer driven by 55-year-old Erasto Castellanos Ruiz of Visalia, California. The WSP says Hyrniak was pronounced dead at the scene. Ruiz was not injured. The accident occurred at 11:30 Tuesday morning.

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