Trucker Dies In Snowy I-90 Crash

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HYAK, WA.-I-90 Snoqualmie Pass was closed down last night due to numerous collisions and spinouts caused by blizzard-like conditions.

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Photo by Washington State Patrol

One of the accidents resulted in death about 2 miles east of the summit. The driver of a big-rig was killed when he crashed his Freightliner truck into a median barrier after suffering a medical episode according to Washington State Patrol troopers. The driver, who’s name is being withheld until family notification, was from Missoula Montana

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Steve Hair
Steve Hair is a 40-year veteran broadcast journalist who comes to NCW LIFE TV after a long career in radio. Steve and his wife Lynette and their three sons moved to the Wenatchee Valley from Central California in 1992. Steve served as News Director for KPQ News where he covered a multitude of stories of importance to North Central Washington, including two of Washington State’s largest wildfires. During his radio career Steve has received many awards from organizations such as the Associated Press, (Sacramento and Seattle Bureaus) The Washington State Farm Bureau, and the California Medical Association. Steve is a sports addict. Time off usually finds him sprawled out on the couch watching the Seahawks, Mariners or anything that prevents him from doing house chores.