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Fatality accident victims identified

Staff Report | November 23, 2022 11:15 AM

SOAP LAKE - The Grant County Sheriff’s Office has identified the victims in a fatality accident on Road B Northwest just north of Road 18 Northwest Tuesday.

The driver of a Ford Ranger, Daniel A. Teigen, 45, of Soap Lake was killed when the vehicle left the road just before 11 a.m. Tuesday. His brother, Christopher A. Teigen, 43, also of Soap Lake was injured and transported to Columbia Basin Hospital, according to a GCSO statement.

MACC 911, Grant County fire districts 7 and 13, Grant County Public Works, the Ehrata Police Department, Grant Public Utility District and American Medical Response Grant County assisted GCSO in responding to the incident.

Icy conditions on the bridge going over the canal are cited as contributing factors in the accident which is still under investigation by GCSO.

Correction: The location details and spelling of the victim's names have been updated in the story above per new information received from GCSO.

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