A 34-year-old Lacey man died after a car wreck on State Route 108 West of McCleary Friday morning. The Washington State Patrol reports that the family of Ernest Eichhorn Jr. has been notified of his passing.
Eichhorn’s 2004 Ford Pickup crossed the center line and collided with a 2003 Peterbuilt Semi truck around 8:40 a.m. Friday. A 52-year-old Rochester man driving the truck was not injured. The road was fully blocked for 5 and a half hours while crews investigated.