A 29-year-old Pasco man is in jail facing likely DUI charges after he slammed into another vehicle on I-182, killing the driver.

Around 7am Saturday morning, Gregorio J. Chayrez was driving East in the Westbound lanes of the interstate near the Richland city limits, when he hit a car driven by 55-year-old Norman D. Simpson of Yakima. He had two relatives with him in the car, they survived by Simpson died at the scene.

Chayrez is suspected of being under the influence of drugs and or alcohol, the investigation continues. This image is courtesy of KVEW 42 ABC TV.

Fatal crash on I-182 (KVEW TV)
Fatal crash on I-182 (KVEW TV)


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