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Woman killed in Davenport crash

Young man injured in wreck

DAVENPORT - One Fruitland woman was killed and a Fruitland man was injured in a one-vehicle crash six miles north of the city on State Highway 25 Tuesday, Aug. 15.

Melinda S. Curd, 53, was pronounced deceased at the scene after authorities ruled her red 2003 Dodge Dakota pickup truck left the highway at milepost 5.8, crashed into power lines and vaulted into an embankment around 2:57 p.m. Tuesday, according to a State Patrol press release.

21-year-old passenger Robert F. Abrahamson was injured and airlifted to Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane, but he was later discharged, the hospital co...


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