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12-3-19 UPDATE:

YAKIMA, WA - The driver of the vehicle that struck and injured a Yakima County firefighter responding to an accident Sunday morning has turned himself in.

The driver turned himself in on Monday, Dec. 2 and was booked into the Yakima County Jail.

The driver was heading westbound on I-82 near milepost 57 when they lost control of their vehicle and struck a firefighter who was responding to an accident. The driver then drove away from the scene.


12-1-19 ORIGINAL STORY:

YAKIMA, WA - One firefighter is in the hospital after being struck by a vehicle in Yakima County early Sunday morning.

The driver was heading westbound on I-82 near milepost 57 when they lost control of their vehicle and struck a firefighter who was responding to an accident. 

The driver then drove away from the scene. The vehicle is described as a white Nissan Versa between the years of 2012 and 2014 with an Oregon license plate and damage to the side bumper.

If you have any information, contact Washington State Patrol.

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