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Man Dies After Car Misses Curve, Drives Over Embankment

A Spokane man was killed in an accident Friday night when his station wagon missed a curve went over a steep embankment in Pend Oreille County.

The body of Maurice G. Wickham, 74, was discovered early Saturday morning six miles north of Ione, Wash., at the bottom of a steep embankment below Box Canyon Road.

Wickham’s car went off the road where it curved left. He was thrown from his 1984 Chrysler LeBaron station wagon as it tumbled to the bottom of the bank.

He was not wearing a seat belt.

, DataTimes