The Washington State Patrol said the crash happened late Friday on Route 395 about 25 miles south of Ritzville.
Authorities say 24-year-old Justin R. Kelly, of Newman Lake, was traveling southbound in a northbound lane when his pickup smashed into a car driven by 27-year-old Matthew D. Wade, of Stanfield. Both drivers had been wearing their seat belts.
It's unclear whether alcohol or drugs was involved in the crash. Authorities are investigating.
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