Update | Driver who died after she hit a guardrail near Prosser is identified

Washington State Patrol

Interstate 82 was closed to eastbound traffic Sunday morning due to a crash near Prosser that left a woman dead.

Highway 397 also was closed at Interstate 82 by a wildfire south of Kennewick.

A Nissan Altima was being driven eastbound on the interstate at just after 8:30 a.m. when it left the roadway and entered the median about one mile west of the Wine Country Road exit to Prosser, according to the Washington State Patrol.

The car hit a guardrail, spun and came to a stop in the eastbound lanes.

The driver, Nora L. Orosco, 46, of Grandview, died before she could be taken to a hospital, according to the WSP. There were no passengers in her car.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

The Washington state Department of Transportation announced it had closed the interstate to eastbound traffic shortly after 9 a.m. It reopened about noon.

Traffic was diverted around the closed section of the interstate at the County Line Road exit at Grandview, according to the WSP.

Highway 397 was closed from I-82 to Olympia Street, according to the Department of Transportation.

The fire was reported about 9:45 a.m. and about 20 firefighting units were battling the fire. The roadway reopened just before noon.

Benton Fire District 1 posted to social media that the roadway was closed to allow firefighters to work. The cause of the fire was not yet known.