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Kennewick Woman Killed in Collision on SR 240

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KENNEWICK, Wash. - A Kennewick woman was killed Tuesday on SR 240 after helping another person on the side of the road.

Washington State Patrol say Rebecca Ferguson, 72, was stopped on the eastbound shoulder around 10:30 a.m. when she did a U-turn to turn around. While turning, another car slammed into her.

Officers say Ferguson was later pronounced dead at Kennewick General Hospital. The other driver, 68-year-old Donald Griffin, also sustained injuries and was taken to KGH.

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