A roll-over accident in Richland has claimed the life of a Kennewick 17-year-old.

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Richland Police and Washington State Patrol responded to the crash around 3 pm on Tuesday.

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According to a press release from WSP, the vehicle was traveling eastbound on the SR 240 interchange to eastbound I-182, just east of Aaron Drive. The vehicle left the roadway and rolled.

The car had three occupants. The 18-year-old male driver and a 17-year-old male passenger were transported to Kadlec Medical Center. The 17-year-old female passenger died at the scene. Family has been notified.

SR 240 was closed as was the interchange to eastbound I-182 for a few hours. WSP Trooper Chris Thorson said, "Detectives are currently investigating this collision. We have multiple witnesses to the crash as well as a surviving passenger in the car. We are not releasing the cause as of right now. But we are interviewing everybody that witnessed this event and was included in it."

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