10-vehicle crash on I-90 fatally injures 1

10-vehicle crash on I-90 fatally injures 1
I-90 backup caused by crash, Dec. 20, 2013. Photo via Twitter, Jeff Humphrey/KXLY
RITZVILLE, Wash. (AP) - A 10-vehicle collision that fatally injured one person closed both westbound lanes of Interstate 90 near Ritzville for hours.

The Washington State Patrol says the accident occurred in snowy conditions about seven miles east of Ritzville. Traffic was detoured around the area.

The State Patrol says the crash occurred at 12:46 p.m. Friday.

Ritzville is southwest of Spokane.