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Reardan woman killed in crash near Riverside

RIVERSIDE—A Reardan woman was killed in a two-car crash one mile north of Riverside early Wednesday morning Aug. 2.

33-year-old Rebecca L. Powelson was pronounced deceased at the scene after her 1990 Ford Ranger was rear-ended by a 2013 Dodge driven by Paul G. Ainsworth of Newport in the southbound lane of U.S. Highway 2 around 6:04 a.m. Wednesday, according to a State Patrol press release.

Ainsworth was charged with vehicular homicide after causing Powelson’s Ranger to rollover after impact, the release said.

Both drivers were wearing seatbelts. It’s unknown whether drugs or alcohol were used...


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