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Rescuers Save Ex-TV Anchor Wilde

The Spokane County Sheriff's Office says the driver of a SUV had been drinking before driving her car into a Latah Valley creek Sunday afternoon.Deputies were called out to Hangman Valley Road in the Latah Valley area just after one p.m. on reports that a female drive had crashed into the creek that runs along Hangman Road. When deputies got on scene they found the woman, later identified as former Spokane TV and radio anchor Debra Wilde, trapped in her SUV and the water inside her vehicle had reached the windows.Divers were able to get Wilde out of the car before it became dislodged and started moving down the creek/KXLY. More here.


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D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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