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Fatal medical emergency causes Othello-area crash

by STAFF REPORT
Staff Report | November 8, 2022 3:35 PM

OTHELLO — A Benton City man’s car crashed after the man suffered a fatal medical emergency Monday morning.

Troy Wilson, 61, was driving north on State Route 17 about one mile northeast of Othello when he suffered an unknown medical emergency, according to a press release from the Washington State Patrol. The incident occurred at about 6:47 a.m.

Wilson’s car ran off the road to the right, coming to rest in the northbound ditch, the press release said. He was transported to Othello Community Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

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