Police are investigating what caused a 45-year-old Union Gap man, Paul D. Wahpat, to lose control of his car causing it to veer across the oncoming lane of traffic and crash into a ditch reports the Yakima Herald.
Wahpat was killed in the single-vehicle accident that occurred outside of Toppenish around 6am.
The Washington State Patrol says that Wahpat was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident.
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