Bert A. Holmes Dies after Rear-Ending Semi-Truck on 5 Freeway near La Bree Road in Chehalis

Chehalis Crash
Bert Holmes Killed in Chehalis Crash on 5 Freeway near La Bree Road

Chehalis, Washington (September 26, 2023) – A 44-year-old Napavine man died after crashing into the rear of a semi-truck in Chehalis on Tuesday afternoon.

The deadly collision was reported at around 2 p.m. on Interstate 5 Freeway near La Bree Road, according to the Washington State Patrol.

Bert A. Holmes was driving a 2005 Chevrolet Silverado on the freeway when he rear-ended a semi-truck driven by a 23-year-old San Francisco.

Holmes died at the accident scene.

It’s unknown if drugs or alcohol played a role in the accident.

More details about the accident were not released.

An investigation into the accident is underway.

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