Driver in custody for suspected DUI after deadly Clallam Co. crash

CLALLAM COUNTY, Wash. -- Both directions of Highway 101 were shut down Wednesday after a deadly head-on crash, according to Washington State Patrol.

WSP says the crash happened along the highway between River Road and Sequim Ave. around 5:30 p.m. Trooper Chelsea Hodgson said on Twitter Wednesday evening that one of the drivers was taken into custody on suspicion of driving under the influence.

The highway was closed in the area for several hours after the collision but reopened as of 9:50 p.m. Wednesday.