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Connell man injured in crash on icy 395

CONNELL — A local man was taken to a Pasco hospital this morning, Nov. 30, following a crash on an icy highway about 7:16 a.m.

Antonio Garciamix, 46, was northbound on U.S. Highway 395 when he lost control of his 2005 Chevrolet Silverado about 4 miles north of the city, the Washington State Patrol reported.

The pickup left the roadway and overturned near Milepost 60, the patrol said.

Garciamix was wearing a seatbelt, the patrol reported, noting neither alcohol nor drugs were factors in the crash.

The driver was cited for speed too fast for conditions, the patrol reported.

At the time of the crash, the National Weather Service was warning motorists about freezing fog conditions on the highway.

The vehicle was towed from the scene by Mesa Crossroads Towing.


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