At least one killed in crash near Battle Ground

At least one killed in crash near Battle Ground

At least one killed in crash near Battle Ground

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by KGW staff

NWCN.com

Posted on November 23, 2012 at 6:31 PM

Updated Saturday, Nov 24 at 11:29 AM

BATTLE GROUND, Wash. -- A fatal head-on crash shut down the east bound lanes of State Road 502 near Battle Ground Friday afternoon.

The accident happened near 29th Avenue and 17-year-old female from Woodland, Wash. who was a passenger in the car was killed and two others were hurt.

Luke Merriman, 23, of Battle Ground was driving a 1994 Toyota Corolla when he crashed head-on with 20-year-old Ryan Matison who was driving with the 17-year-old passenger.

One of the cars ended up running off the road. Investigators were on the scene and were working to reopen the road.

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