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Two passengers ejected in hit and run collision


Bill Carroll

One helicopter takes off with a patient bound for Sacred Heart Medical in Spokane while a second stands by.

THORNTON – Five people were transported to area hospitals, including one by LifeFlight, after a hit and run collision north of Ralph Henning Road near Thornton.

Washington State Patrol responded at 2:45 p.m. Sunday, June 14, to the collision, along with fire departments from Colfax, Steptoe and Rosalia, and Whitman County Sheriff's Office. According to Trooper Rob Aucutt, two vehicles were headed southbound on Highway 195 when the first pulled onto the shoulder. The second vehicle, a grey Ford Focus, while staying in the southbound lane, began to pass. The first vehicle pulled back onto...

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