One arrested, one injured in crash

SPOKANE VALLEY – One person was hurt and one arrested in a DUI-related crash Dec. 19 on Pines Street, also known as state Highway 27.

Oleg A. Dyfort, 46, of Spokane is facing a charge of vehicular assault in a head-on crash that occurred on Pines Avenue at 12:17 p.m.

Meanwhile, Connie L. Russell, 65, of Spokane, was injured and transported to Holy Family Hospital.

According to the Washington State Patrol, Dyfort was northbound on Pines Street in a 2010 Chevrolet Silverado at the time of the crash. Russell was southbound in a 2012 Toyota Rav4.

Dyfort’s vehicle crossed the centerline and hit Rus...


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