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Speeding car hits tree on Highway 512

Post by Stacey Mulick / The News Tribune on March 31, 2008 at 8:23 am |
March 31, 2008 8:23 am

A 26-year-old man was injured Sunday night when his car left Highway 512 at a high-rate of speed and struck a tree, the Washington State Patrol reported.

The man was taken to St. Joseph Medical Center for treatment. His car was totaled and impounded by troopers.

The crash occurred about 6:40 p.m. Sunday. The man was westbound on Highway 512. He left the roadway at Portland Avenue at struck a tree.

Troopers were investigating whether drugs or alcohol was involved.

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