fatality near grayland



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DATE: 20130218    TIME: 1341    INV UNIT: 753 - TROOPER C. WILSON
LOCATION:E8 MCKNIGHT ROAD - 3 MILES WEST OF MCCLEARY
COUNTY:GRAYS HARBOR    COLLISION REPORT NUMBER:   CASE FILE:13002125
NBR VEH: 02    CARS: 02    TRUCKS: 00    MOTORCYCLES: 00   PEDESTRIANS: 00
NBR INJ: 02    DECEASED: 01              DRUGS OR ALCOHOL INVOLVED: NO
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NAME: LIENING, JARED C    AGE: 32 YEARS    SEX:MALE    MC ENDORSEMENT: N/A
CITY: GRAYLAND  DRIVER VEH 01  BELT/HELMET: YES-RESTRAINT USED
INJ/DISP: INJURED TRANSPORTED TO SUMMIT-PACIFIC HOSPITAL IN ELMA
VEH1: BLACK 2006 HONDA CRV
DAMAGE/DISP: TOTALED - IMPOUNDED TO RAPID RECOVERY
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NAME: SAWYER, KAREN L    AGE: 60 YEARS    SEX:FEMALE    MC ENDORSEMENT: N/A
CITY: MONTESANO  DRIVER VEH 02  BELT/HELMET: YES-RESTRAINT USED
INJ/DISP: DECEASED AT SCENE
NEXT OF KIN NOTIFIED: YES   NOTIFIED BY: SGT T. DRAKE
VEH2: RED 1997 MERCURY SABLE 4 DOOR
DAMAGE/DISP: TOTALED - IMPOUNDED TO RAPID RECOVERY
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NAME: HAMILTON, SHEILA J    AGE: 47 YEARS    SEX:FEMALE    MC ENDORSEMENT: N/A
CITY: ELMA  PASSENGER VEH 02  BELT/HELMET: YES-RESTRAINT USED
INJ/DISP: INJURED - TRANSPORTED TO CAPITOL MEDICAL CENTER IN OLYMPIA
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VEHICLE ONE EASTBOUND SR8 IN LANE 2 OF 2. VEHICLE TWO EASTBOUND SR8
IN LANE 1 OF 2. VEHICLE ONE CHANGED LANES TO THE RIGHT IMPACTING THE
DRIVERS SIDE OF VEHICLE TWO. VEHICLE TWO VEERED OFF THE ROADWAY TO THE
RIGHT, STRUCK A LARGE TREE, ROTATED AND CAME TO REST PARTLY IN WILDCAT
CREEK. VEHICLE ONE VEERED OFF THE ROADWAY TO THE LEFT, STRUCK THE CABLE
BARRIER, CROSSED BOTH LANES OF SR8 ONTO THE SOUTHBOUND SHOULDER, COMING
TO REST 30 FEET OFF THE ROADWAY FACING SOUTHBOUND. THE ROADWAY WAS
PARTIALLY BLOCKED FOR 4 HOURS AND 43 MINUTES.
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UNDER INVESTIGATION
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