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Driver Cited After Hitting Woman in Wheelchair in Kennewick

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KENNEWICK, WA - Kennewick Police say a woman in a wheelchair is recovering after a driver hit her in a crosswalk.

Police say 19 year old Wesley Preston was making a left turn from Washington Street onto 10th Avenue around 7:45pm Tuesday and hit 56-year-old Carol Carothers.

Paramedics took Carothers to Trios Health just a few blocks away. Doctors treated her for non-life threatening injuries.

Police cited Preston for failing to yield to a pedestrian.

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