Kevin Acree Hospitalized, Donald Huffman Involved in Semi-Truck Accident on Highway 195 Near Rosalia
WHITMAN COUNTY, WA (November 22, 2019)—A Tuesday afternoon crash along Highway 195 near Rosalia left a pickup driver injured.
According to reports, the crash happened around 2:30 p.m. Washington State Patrol confirmed that 48-year-old Kevin S. Acree plowed into the rear of a semi-truck traveling in front of him.
The WSP stated that the 63-year-old semi-truck driverDonald S. Huffman, of Palouse, Wash., tried making a left-hand turn on the highway before the crash.
It’s not clear why Acree failed to stop his northbound traveling 2000 Dodge pickup in time.
Following the collision, paramedics transported Acree to Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center while Huffman stayed at the scene, uninjured, and cooperated with authorities.
Neither alcohol nor drugs played a role in the accident and police confirmed that both drivers had their seatbelts on.
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