Toppenish Man Dies in One Car Accident Near Wapato

A Toppenish man dies is a crash just outside of Wapato yesterday.

The Washington State Patrol says Rodrigo Alcaraz was Northbound on Lateral A Road near Progressive Road when he crossed the centerline, went off the road and struck a power pole.

His pickup came to rest in a nearby canal, was was partially submerged in water.  He was wearing his seatbelt.

It's unknown if drugs or alcohol were involved.  The cause of the crash is under investigation.