48-Year-Old Kevin Acree Airlifted after Two-Vehicle Crash on Highway 195
ROSALIA, WA (November 19, 2019) – Authorities identified 48-year-old Kevin Acree of Lewiston as the driver injured in a two-vehicle collision on Highway 195, Tuesday afternoon.
According to the Washington State Patrol, the incident happened at about 2:30 PM. A Dodge pickup, driven by Acree, was heading north on Highway 195. Then, a semi-truck stopped in front of the pickup to make a left turn. The pickup truck failed to stop and rear-ended the semi-truck.
Emergency responders airlifted Acree to Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center with unspecified injuries. Updates on his current condition remain undisclosed. Meanwhile, the semi-truck driver, identified as 63-year-old Donald Huffman, remained and cooperated with investigators.
WSP continues to investigate the cause of the crash. Authorities will release additional information once it becomes available.
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