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Three killed in Monroe County collision 6 pm

Three people were killed in a deadly accident in Monroe County Tuesday night.

Posted: Wed Apr 18 17:35:51 PDT 2018
Updated: Wed Apr 18 17:35:52 PDT 2018

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we contiunue to follow a story we first brought you thismorning -- three people dead. .thisafteradriverwas headed in the wrongdirection in monroe county last night. the accident occurred last night on highway 45 alternate. two cars crashed into one another just north of highway 382. wtva's rebecca butcher spoke with one man who saw the aftermath and joins of live from where ithappened. this has devastated the victims' families.. and left people stunned. i actually spoke with someone who was out here after the two carscollided..one headed the wrong way. he gave us video of the result of that collision and we want to warn you this may be disturbing to some viewers. .. did is really sad ." this is the evidence on highway 45alternate..of whats left after a terriblecrash ended the lives of three people. gloria wright whittler, visiting familyin aberdeen whittler: "it's heart-breaking it's horrendous, it's a sign and warning for people to get their life in order." and here's what passing cars saw moments after the collision..both cars caught on fire. according to mhp sgt criss turnipseedthe vehicle headed north in the southbound lane was adodgeand the one headed south, ahonda. those in the area agreeits simplying horrifying...inclu ding one man who was there. standup "one of the people who witnessed thiscrash..this fiery collision says he felt helpless because there wasn't anything he could do." whittler:"i know somepeoplethat really upset when they feel like someone is people violating traffic. but you never know what a person is going through." we knowtwo people were in the vehicle headed north and one person in the car headed south...coroner alan gurley confirms all three died at the scene. the cause now still under investigation. "wedon'tknow. even though you know what it did is really sad." the victims' names have not been officially confirmed. monroe county coroner says thebodies are being sent to pearl for possible dental examination and further investigation. stay with us for the latest. reporting live in monroe county, rebecca butcher wtva nine news. new information on a story we first brought you on wtva last
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