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Moose collision doesn't stop Colfax ambulance


September 17, 2020

STEPTOE—In a rare occurrence, a vehicle hit a moose in the Steptoe area in the dark and the vehicle was not crippled or worse. Which was a good thing in this case as the vehicle was a Colfax ambulance with a patient bound for Spokane.

The incident occurred about 2:30 a.m. Sept. 12. The ambulance was en-route to Sacred Heart to deliver the patient when it struck a moose calf. The animal was killed on contact while the only damage to the ambulance was a mirror being taken off. The collision also resulted in moose feces being smeared down the side of the vehicle.

The patient was delivered...

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