18-year-old Washtucna man dies after crash near Ritzville

<p><p>An 18-year-old Washtucna man died from his injuries sustained in a two-vehicle crash Wednesday 9 miles south of Ritzville, according to the Washington State Patrol. </p></p><p><p>Jeffery S. Zupan was listed in critical condition at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center Wednesday night. WSP said in a news release Friday afternoon that Zupan died, though it wasn’t immediately clear when.</p></p><p><p>Zupan was reportedly driving a 2006 Buick LaCrosse north on State Route 261 when he crossed the centerline and collided with a southbound 2008 Toyota Tundra driven by Kurtis W. Klein, 19, of Edwall, Wash., WSP said.</p></p><p><p>Zupan was reportedly traveling too fast for conditions and failed to negotiate a curve on the highway, WSP said. It said drugs or alcohol were not involved.</p></p><p><p>Zupan was reportedly not wearing a seatbelt while Klein, who was uninjured, was wearing the restraint.</p></p>