A two-vehicle collision blocked both lanes of U.S. Highway 101 in Sequim on Wednesday afternoon. (Brandon Haynes)

A two-vehicle collision blocked both lanes of U.S. Highway 101 in Sequim on Wednesday afternoon. (Brandon Haynes)

Fatal collision reported at U.S. Highway 101 near Sequim

SEQUIM— A fatality has been reported in a two-car collision on U.S. Highway 101 near Priest Road which had fully blocked both lanes of the roadway, the state Department of Transportation said.

The wreck at 4:56 p.m. was on the westbound lane of the highway, Transportation said in an alert issued at 5 p.m. today.

State Patrol confirmed at 5:45 p.m. that at least one person died in the wreck.

The roadway was cleared by 9:02 p.m., Transportation said in an email.

An air ambulance was called, said Undersheriff Ron Cameron with the Clallam County Sheriff’s Office.

Sequim police officers were assisting with traffic control, he said.

No other information is available at this time.

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