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Pasco woman injured in collision on U.S. 395

PASCO – A driver allegedly failed to yield to a car on U.S. Highway 395, about 4 miles north of the city, causing a collision Sunday afternoon.

Ezequiel Briceno Morfin, 23, of Pasco, was driving a gold 1991 Toyota Previa north on SR 395, according to the Washington State Patrol.

Armando A. Bustos, 60, of Pasco, was driving on Phend Road toward the highway in a grey 2018 Nissan Altima.

Bustos allegedly failed to yield the right of way and struck the passing Toyota, reported the state patrol. He is anticipated to face charges of negligent driving in the second degree.

A passenger of Briceno Morfin was reported to be injured, the patrol said. Daniela Martell Cortes, 23, of Pasco, was taken to Lourdes Medical Center.

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He has served as a TV news director, managing editor for a daily newspaper and national magazines for motorcycles and ATVs. He built an online news service in Grant County and has more than 20 years of journalism experience in central Washington, from Oroville to Tri-Cities.


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