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Runaway crash on Canyon Street

 

June 6, 2019



A Pullman woman escaped injury May 29 when the pickup truck she was driving malfunctioned at the bottom of the Palouse Highway grade into Colfax. The driver of the runaway truck managed to roll across all four lanes of Main Street before hitting a service truck parked on the one-block section of W. Canyon.

Colfax officer Perry Tate said the 1979 Chevrolet pickup was moving at a slow speed, but the driver could not get it to stop.

The driver was Gaudencia Mbithe, 29, Pullman.

Tate said the truck collided with the front wheel of one of the Greg's Electric boom trucks which is normally parke...



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