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Three injured in Highway 2 crash

One charged with vehicular assault

DAVENPORT — Three people were injured in a 2-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 2 seven miles west of the city Friday, May 3 and the man suspected of causing the crash faces two charges of vehicular assault.

Dean R. Swanson, 63, of Kennewick was Life Flighted to Sacred Heart Medical Center and faces the charges, according to a press release from Washington State Patrol and Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office records.

He is suspected of being under the influence of drugs or alcohol during the crash, according to the release.

Ishana S. Abrahamson, 18, of Wellpinit and 13-year-old Shanoah Stearns were als...


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