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House Candidate Injured In Accident, Driver Was Allegedly Under The Influence

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Local news outlets reported that a Tuesday car accident sent April Berg, a candidate for the state Legislature, to the hospital. The car accident involved a man who may have been driving under the influence.  According to the reports, Berg and her husband were in a 2016 Nissan while traveling east on Highway 96 when …

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WSP: Passenger Killed In DUI Accident On Highway 27

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A woman from Spokane Valley lost her life in a Thursday evening accident involving an alleged DUI driver, the Washington State Patrol reported.  According to the authorities, the 37-year-old Fairfield driver who was behind the wheel of a Chevy Silverado was traveling southbound on Highway 27 when he attempted to pass a slower vehicle. As …

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Four People Injured In DUI Accident Did Not Have Seat Belts On

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An accident in Spokane Valley, Washington sent four people to the hospital, the Washington State Patrol told reporters.  According to officials, the accident involved a teenager who was driving while intoxicated. Additionally, occupants of the vehicle did not have their seatbelts on at the time of the crash.   News reports claim that an 18-year-old driver …

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New DUI Legislation Updates Law Stricken Down By WA Supreme Court

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Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill into law named after a Whatcom woman injured in a DUI head-on accident. The piece of legislation allows Washington law enforcement to order a vehicle to be impounded when there aren’t other reasonable alternatives during a driving under the influence stop. House Bill 2483, popularly known as …

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Driver Charged For Drinking And Driving After Deadly Crash

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A woman who was reportedly drinking and driving is behind a deadly accident on August 22. Now, officials are charging her with vehicular assault-DUI and reckless endangerment. During the 18-year-old’s day in court, officials said she told police that she was drinking and smoking marijuana before the crash. According to the documents, the woman was …

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Tri-Cities: 7 People Booked For DUI In A 72-Hour Period

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Folks in the Tri-Cities area may not know this but officials are catching many drivers drinking and driving. The latest effort to crack down on intoxicated motorists happened on the weekend after high school graduations, officials said. In a 72-hour period, the Washington State Patrol booked seven people in the region for DUI. While officials …

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