One man is dead after an early-morning crash in Pasco.

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56-year-old Jorge Ramirez lost control of his vehicle and struck a guardrail. The collision happened just after 2 am Friday on eastbound I-182 at North 4th Avenue. According to Washington State Patrol, Ramirez, of Kennewick was not wearing a seatbelt.

Eastbound traffic was shut down for several hours. The Pasco Police Department sent out a tweet just after 3 am notifying drivers to use alternate routes as Police were investigating. It's not known if drugs or alcohol were involved.

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