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By Teresa Simpson
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Whitman County plow overturns on Hume Road

Operator uninjured after accidental overturn


December 8, 2022

Roger Harnack | The Gazette

A county plow overturned on Hume Road near Oakesdale on the morning of Thursday, Dec. 1.

OAKESDALE-On the morning of Thursday, Dec. 1 a plow turned over on Hume Road, the Director and County Engineer of the Whitman County Public Works Department, Mark Storey confirmed that the operator was not injured.

"It was one of our operators out of Oakesdale," Storey said, explaining that the operator was plowing over the side of the road, hitting the pavement which grabbed his wheel and turned the plow on its side, "He didn't feel well at first, of course," he said, "he didn't need to see the doctor though, he was fine."

Storey confirmed that they were able to get the plow back up, with...

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