Two killed after WSP says semi-truck driver failed to stop at stop sign
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GRANT COUNTY, Wash. -- Two people are dead after a semi-truck driver failed to stop at a stop sign, crashing into a car in Grant County.

Washington State Patrol say at about 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Christopher J. Crisostomo, 37, was driving a semi-truck north on Adams Road, approaching State Route 283, when he failed to stop at the stop sign.

A car driven by Rigoberto Marmolejo-Garcia, 31, of Royal City was heading southwest on 283.

Crisostomo struck Marmolejo-Garcia's car on the driver's side, both vehicles came to a rest off the southwest corner of the intersection, according to WSP. 

Marmolejo-Garcia died at the scene, his passenger, a 52-year-old Moses Lake Man was also killed according to troopers. 

WSP is working to notify the passenger's next of kin.

Crisostomo is facing two counts of suspicion of vehicular homicide.

A WSP crash report says drugs or alcohol were involved in the wreck.

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