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Two Dead, Three Injured in Car Crash Near Cle Elum

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CLE ELUM, Wash. -- State Troopers are investigating a car crash that left two people dead and three injured on State Route 10 near Cle Elum.

The accident happened Wednesday evening at about 6:00 p.m. The driver, 63-year-old Wayne Free of Cle Elum, and Alice Young, 86, were killed when their Chevy Tahoe drifted off the road, hit an embankment, and caught fire.

Three other passengers were airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. Jackie Knowlton, 58, of Brewster, was listed in serious condition Thursday morning. Justin Knowlton, 8, was not buckled in at the time of the crash and was also listed in serious condition. Austin Knowlton, 10, was in satisfactory condition.

 

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