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Woman in Tieton Crash is Upgraded to Serious Condition

Yakima, WA - Christie Monroe has been upgraded to serious condition following her accident Sunday afternoon.  The 20 year old Tieton woman crashed her 1995 Chevy Blazer into a power pole, and has been in intensive care ever since.  Washington State Patrol says she lost control of her vehicle while trying to make a left turn at the intersection of Newland Place and Tieton Avenue.  She was initially listed in critical condition, but since is showing some signs of improvement.  State patrol says the accident was a result of reckless driving.

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