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Whitman County Sheriff's Deputy pinned between two cars

Alcantar expected to make a full recovery

COLFAX — Wednesday, Nov. 30, Sheriff’s Deputy with the Whitman County Sheriff’s Office, Cory Alcantar, was assisting a driver who slid off the roadway due to poor weather conditions when a sperate driver lost control of their vehicle, sliding backwards and pinning Alcantar in-between two cars.

Whitman County Sheriff Brett Myers, confirmed that Alcantar was not on duty at the time. “The car hit him with some force, causing trauma to his left leg,” Myers said.

Alcantar was transported to Whitman Community Hospital, and later transferred to Deaconess Hospital in Spokane to undergo surgery for his...


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