November 11, 2010 in City

Crash injures two on icy U.S. 2


A driver and passenger from Wilbur, Wash., were airlifted to a Spokane hospital Wednesday after their Jeep lost control on icy U.S. Highway 2.

Jeanne L. Coker, 63, was westbound near milepost 233 in Lincoln County when her 1997 Jeep Cherokee lost control about 9:35 a.m. and rolled several times, according to the Washington State Patrol.

Coker and passenger Claude J. Coker, 66, were taken to Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center. Jeanne Coker was in serious condition Wednesday night.

She will be cited for driving too fast for conditions, the WSP said.

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