NEAR KINGSTON, Wash. -- Three people were killed in a two-car accident on SR 104 near Kingston on Wednesday night.

The accident happened just after 7 p.m. near milepost 22.40.

Trooper say a Ford Escort and a Lexus collided.

A male and female in the Escort were killed. Another female, believed to be the driver of the Lexus, was also killed.

The cause of the accident was under investigation.

The road was completely blocked and the Washington State Patrol said it would be a long closure.

Ferry vehicles offloading in Kingston were being asked to reroute through West Kingston Road.

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