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Nespelem man dies in accident


A 40-year-old Nespelem man died early Sunday when he was struck by a car in Omak.

Edward E. Hanway was struck on State Route 97 at the north end of Omak about 1:30 a.m., the Washington State Patrol reported. He was taken to Mid-Valley Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

He was hit by a 2006 Chrysler 300, driven by a 28-year-old Okanogan woman, Brianna Marie Kelley, who was not injured. The car was towed.

No charges were filed and WSP listed the cause of the accident as “pedestrian in roadway.”

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