Washington State Patrol troopers try to sort out the details of a roll-over accident near the southbound Interstate 5 exit to downtown Olympia that made 2013 Labor Day traffic just a bit more challenging as thousands of motorists headed home from the long holiday weekend. A decline in the number of troopers patrolling the highways since 2009 means it takes longer to clear away accidents that tie up traffic.
Washington State Patrol troopers try to sort out the details of a roll-over accident near the southbound Interstate 5 exit to downtown Olympia that made 2013 Labor Day traffic just a bit more challenging as thousands of motorists headed home from the long holiday weekend. A decline in the number of troopers patrolling the highways since 2009 means it takes longer to clear away accidents that tie up traffic. Steve Bloom Staff file, 2013
Washington State Patrol troopers try to sort out the details of a roll-over accident near the southbound Interstate 5 exit to downtown Olympia that made 2013 Labor Day traffic just a bit more challenging as thousands of motorists headed home from the long holiday weekend. A decline in the number of troopers patrolling the highways since 2009 means it takes longer to clear away accidents that tie up traffic. Steve Bloom Staff file, 2013

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March 09, 2016 9:00 AM