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By Teresa Simpson
Whitman County Gazette 

Grain truck crashes into Colfax Canal

Driver of crashed grain truck sustains possible minor injuries


Teresa Simpson | The Gazette

The grain truck which went through the fencing of the Palouse River in Colfax across from the intersection of SR 272 and Main Street.

COLFAX - A grain truck coming down East Canyon Street from the direction of Palouse crashed into the Colfax canal, passing Greg's Electrical, 202 South Main Street, on the morning of Wednesday, July 12.

Colfax Police Chief Bruce Blood confirmed that the driver was Kevin Llamas, 22, of Mesa, Washington, and sustained a possible minor injury to his right arm.

"He might have a right broken arm," Blood said, adding that the hospital will know after they do an X-ray.

The Colfax Fire Department, Whitman County Sheriff's Department, and Colfax Police Department were on the scene, examining the tr...

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