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State Patrol opens homicide investigation into crash killing two Eastern Washington University students


The Washington State Patrol is conducting a homicide investigation into a Feb. 21 car-semi-truck collision outside Colfax that resulted in the deaths of two Eastern Washington University students.

State Patrol public information officer Jeff Sevigeny confirmed media accounts they are looking into the possibility that 21-year-old Erica Polito Mosso was driving impaired when she may have slid on black ice around 4:45 a.m. Polito Mosso’s northbound 1999 Volkswagen Jetta went sideways on Highway 195 outside of Colfax and was struck by a southbound 2004 Freightliner tractor, towing two trailer...

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