Ruben Lopez Dies on Highway 2 Vehicle Rear-End Crash
Dryden, WA (August 28, 2020) – On Wednesday, 59-year-old Ruben Lopez died in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 2.
Lopez, a Wenatchee resident, was traveling westbound on Highway 2. He was driving an orchard tractor when he was struck by a 2003 Dodge Dakota, driven by 32-year-old Derick Kuch of Leavenworth.
Both vehicles rested blocking a westbound lane.
Authorities pronounced Lopez dead at the scene.
Meanwhile, the Washington State Patrol continues to investigate the incident. Kuch’s fault inn the crash appears to be that that he was following too close. The charges are pending on this incident.
We at Sweet Lawyers extend our condolences to the family and friends of Ruben Lopez. May you find strength in this painful time.
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