Steven Chalcraft Killed in Wrong-Way Crash on 82 Freeway [PROSSER, WA]
Kennewick Man Dies in Wrong-Way Crash on 82 Freeway in Prosser
PROSSER, WA (January 6, 2020) – Steven Chalcraft, 60, of Kennewick died following a wrong-way crash late Wednesday evening last week in Prosser.
The crash happened just before 11:00 p.m. on 82 Freeway, about two miles east of Prosser.
Troopers with Washington State Patrol said Chalcraft was driving an SUV westbound in the eastbound lanes when he crashed into a pickup truck.
As a result, the pickup driver, 65-year-old Jerry Frazier of Yakima, then crashed into a third car.
Chalcraft died at the scene.
Frazier was injured and taken to Kadlec for treatment. The third driver, 25-year-old Elijah D. Pena of Sunnyside, was uninjured.
Each driver was wearing their seat belts, according to investigator. It is still unclear if drugs or alcohol played a factor.
Washington State Patrol is leading the investigation.
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