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Three killed and two injured after car crashes into tree in Clallam County

Three people were killed and two others were injured after a car crash near Forks in Clallam County, Washington on Saturday morning.

The crash took place when a car left the road and struck a tree.

According to the Clallam County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were notified around 4:20 a.m. of a single-vehicle car crash on Sitkum-Solduc Road.

Two people were pronounced dead at the scene. Three others were admitted to the hospital in critical condition to the hospital. One of the three, a 17-year-old girl, later died at the hospital.

Officials say alcohol and speed have contributed to the crash.

The identities of the involved were not released.

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