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Shelton man killed in U.S. 101 collision

A 27-year-old Shelton man died in a three-car accident March 22 on U.S. Highway 101.

According to a Washington State Patrol news release, Aparicio Mendoza Matias died in the accident. Matias was southbound on U.S. 101 in a 2002 Volkswagen just north of state Route 3. A 2020 Jeep driven by a 60-year-old Shelton woman, was in front of the Shelton man. A third car, a 2004 Audi driven by a 64-year-old Shelton woman, was northbound on U.S. 101.

The Volkswagen struck the rear of the Jeep, lost control and crossed into the northbound lane, striking the front e...


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