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Woman airlifted after UTV crash

ST. JOHN – A Clarkston woman was airlifted to a hospital April 2 after her off-road vehicle slid into a ditch.

Helenee Hannus, 46, of Tacoma was transported by Life Flight, the Whitman County Sheriff’s Office reporter. She was a passenger in a UTV driven by Curtis Knees, 46, of Clarkston.

The UTV crashed in a ditch at a business parking area along state Highway 23 east of the city, the report said.

No alcohol was involved, but speed was a factor, the report said. Deputies suspect the UTV was spinning doughnuts in the area before the crash....


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