By Matthew Stephens
Valley Herald 

Truck collides with train

County employee hospitalized


Last updated 8/31/2023 at 9:10am

Spokane Valley Fire Department

One Spokane County employee was taken to the hospital via Life Flight after colliding with a train in a public works truck.

OTIS ORCHARDS - A Spokane County Public Works truck collided with a train at approximately 10:45 am on Aug. 24 sending one man to the hospital with life threatening injuries.

Spokane County Sheriff's Deputies responded to the collision report on N. Lynden Road in Otis Orchards. The location is south of E. Wellesley Ave.

The truck was occupied by a Spokane County employee.

Deputies and Spokane Valley Fire Department arrived, and provided immediate advanced life support medical services.

The man sustained what appeared to be life-threatening injuries and was transported by Life Flight to...

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