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By Jim Fisher
For The Sentinel 

Weather conditions may be factor in crashes


Sunday evening proved to be a treacherous one on Klickitat County’s highways. Two fatal accidents occurred on opposite ends of the county, resulting in three fatalities and multiple injuries.

Sierra Walker, 31, of Husum was killed when she lost control of her car around 8 p.m. near milepost six on highway 141, approximately two miles northwest of Bingen. According to the WSP, her car exited the roadway and rolled down an embankment, where it came to rest against a tree on the driver’s side. She was pronounced dead upon arrival at Skyline Hospital in White Salmon. The WSP report states that though the accident is still under investigation, excessive speed was likely a factor, but into...

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