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Fiery crash injures three in Pend Oreille County

A pickup truck containing a family of four from Penticton, British Columbia, was hit by a semi truck after the pickup ran a stop sign on Highway 20 just south of Cusick in Pend Oreille County, according to the Washington State Patrol.

The 2013 Toyota Tundra pickup caught fire after the collision and the flames spread to nearby grass.

The Tundra, driven by Rajeev Sheoran, 41, was heading east on McKenzie Road shortly after 10 a.m. today and failed to stop at a stop sign at Highway 20. His truck was hit by a 2014 Peterbilt driven by Kenneth E. Unrein, 53, of Athol, who was heading north on Highway 20.

Ritvy Sheoran, 38, and Ria Sheoran, 10, were taken to the Newport Hospital. Aaron Sheoran, 6, was transported to Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane. Unrein and Rajeev Sheoran were uninjured.

Rajeev Sheoran is facing charges of failure to yield and negligent driving, according to the WSP.