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Snow storm brings poor driving conditions to county

Multiple slide-offs and accidents reported

COLFAX - The Whitman County Sheriff's Office assisted the Washington State Patrol in responding to a semi-truck rollover on SR 195 milepost 42m near Crumbaker road.

Whitman County Undersheriff Chris Chapman stated that the Whitman County Deputy showed up first, and that the deputy was told the driver had been trapped in the vehicle, "once we arrived, he was standing on the side of the road," Chapman said.

There were 16 slide offs from Thursday, Dec. 8 to Saturday, Dec. 10 due to the storm, Chapman confirmed.

"We did notice a couple early on accidents where the tires were inadequate," Chapman s...


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