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Man, 87, dies in Omak crash; two others hospitalized

An 87-year-old man died and two others were hospitalized after a car crash Monday afternoon in Omak.

The Washington State Patrol said Eugene L. Layton failed to yield when making a left turn from state Route 97 onto Engh Road at about 2:45 p.m. His Buick Lucerne was struck by a northbound Chevy Tahoe.

Layton, who lived in Riverside, a few miles north of Omak, was pronounced dead at Mid-Valley Hospital shortly after the crash.

The driver of the Tahoe, David W. Raymond, 71, of Oroville, was airlifted to Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center. His passenger, Joanie E. Raymond, 66, of Oroville, was taken to Mid-Valley Hospital. Their conditions were not immediately available Monday evening.

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