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Truck fire temporarily closes I-90 near Cle Elum

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CLE ELUM — The Washington State Patrol says a commercial truck that crashed and caught fire closed eastbound lanes of Interstate 90 in the central Cascades foothills for more than four hours. A detour was provided.

Troopers say the driver, 35-year-old Jose Macias of Moses Lake, was injured and taken to a nearby hospital Tuesday afternoon.

Troopers blamed an equipment malfunction.

The eastbound closure lasted from 2 p.m. until nearly 6:30 p.m. Westbound lanes were not affected. The crash happened…

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