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EXCLUSIVE: Sheriff Knezovich and Wife Released From Hospital After Traffic Accident

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Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich and his wife were involved in a traffic accident Thursday night. Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich and his wife were involved in a traffic accident Thursday night.

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Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich and his wife were involved in a traffic accident Thursday night. 

Police say the Sheriff's unmarked car was rear-ended by a pickup truck near 3rd and Havana. 

Deputy Mark Gregory with the Spokane County Sheriff's Office says that both Knezovich and his wife were transported to the hospital as a precaution, as both were experiencing pain. They were released Thursday night.

The driver of the pickup truck was not injured, but she will be cited. 

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