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Snowstorm causes driving issues

 

November 12, 2020

Roger Harnack - Free Press Publishing

An overnight snowstorm adds an element of treachery to Pine City-Malden Road Tuesday morning.

COLFAX –– As snow fell on the county Sunday morning, vehicles were sliding off the road.

The Colfax Washington State Patrol (WSP) tally showed 11 non-reportable accidents, five reportable and two they were unable to locate. No injuries reported.

WSP responded to a semi fully blocking both directions of Highway 195 at milepost 26, near Armstrong Road just after 9 a.m. This was followed by notification of multiple collisions between mileposts 20 and 25 on the same road.

The driver of the 2020 Freightliner, Charlie Thomas Jr., of Kettle Falls, allegedly lost control and the semi crossed...



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