Two killed in Graham vehicle crash that shut down Meridian for 7 hours

Two people were killed Tuesday afternoon when their car collided with a semi-truck in Graham, according to the Washington State Patrol.

The crash, which was reported about 3 p.m., shut down Meridian East in both directions at 243rd Street Court for roughly seven hours

Troopers said a passenger car was headed south on Meridian when it attempted to turn left on 244th Street East and was hit by the northbound truck.

Two people in the car were killed.

The roadway was reopened just before 10 p.m., according to the state Department of Transportation.