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Man Not Charged After Driving His Car Into The Yakima River

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RICHLAND, Wash.-- A man was taken to Kadlec Medical Center on Tuesday morning after he drove his truck into the Yakima river.

34-year-old Chad Johnson was behind the Ben Franklin Transit Station in Richland.

Officers say he was intoxicated and distraught over a breakup.

He was able to wade to shore from about 20 feet into the water. Johnson was treated for crisis response and will not be charged.

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