Fatal crash shuts down SR 101 in Clallam County

CLALLAM COUNTY, Wash. — A fatal crash shut down both directions of State Route 101 on Saturday in Clallam County.

Washington State Patrol Trooper Chelsea Hodgson said the crash happened about 4:01 p.m. on the highway, located 2 miles east of Sequim.

While crews worked to clear the crash, there were no available detours and drivers were warned to avoid the area. There was a backup in each direction that was a few miles long.

The road was opened back up about 6:34 p.m.

Officials did not say what led to the crash or how many vehicles were involved.

The crash is under investigation.