Snow continued to fall in the region on Thursday.
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Two people have died in auto crashes involving icy roads as winter storms continue to pound eastern Washington.
Washington State Patrol Trooper Jeff Sevigney says the agency has responded to dozens of crashes, including the two fatal accidents on Wednesday.
On State Route 26 near Washtucna, a 29-year-old Soap Lake woman died when she lost control of her vehicle on icy roads. The State Patrol says Kaylyn Bossert’s car drifted into the oncoming lane and hit a semi-truck head-on.
Meanwhile, a 62-year-old man died in an auto accident on icy roads about five miles north of the town of Reardan. The State Patrol says Ronald Skunes lost control of his vehicle and it collided with a semi-truck on State Route 231.
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Snow continued to fall in eastern Washington on Thursday.