June 12, 2013 | LXXIII, No. 11

Woman injured hitting deer

A 21-year-old Nespelem woman was injured when the car she was driving hit a deer on the highway south of Grand Coulee Monday morning.

Breanna Salas, 21, was driving a red 2002 Chevy Impala when it struck a deer on SR155 19 miles south of Grand Coulee about 6:10 a.m.

Salas was injured and taken to Coulee Medical Center. The car, which came to rest on the shoulder, was “totalled” and impounded to Randy’s Towing, the Washington State Patrol reported.

A passenger, Justin Chuckulnaskit, 33, was not injured. He and Salas were wearing seatbelts.

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