A 61-year-old man whose car crashed into a barrier Aug. 28 while he was driving the wrong way on a state Route 16 on-ramp has died from his injuries, the Washington State Patrol said Friday.
Calvin Buckland of Tacoma was believed to be drunk at the time of the accident, the State Patrol said.
Troopers said Buckland was traveling west on the eastbound on-ramp from Sprague Avenue to state Route 16 when his car struck the barrier about 2:30 a.m.
He was wearing his seat belt. The car he was driving was totaled.
Buckland died Aug. 31 at St. Joseph Medical Center in Tacoma, according to the State Patrol.
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