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Former WSU student faces Superior Court

Fernandez faced 6 months in jail for hit-and-run charges

COLFAX — Former Washington State University (WSU) student Carmen Fernandez, 19, of Yakima, Wash., appeared in Whitman County Superior Court Thursday, Aug. 24, for hitting fellow students while drinking and driving then fleeing the scene Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022.

Fernandez was arrested for two counts of vehicular assault, two counts of hit and run with injuries to person, and an account of hit and run for property damage, reports show.

Pullman police responded to a crash at Grove Apartments on Brandi way around 11:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022. Fernandez, who had been in the car with her siste...


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