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4 hospitalized after rollover crash on Highway 2 near Fairchild Air Force Base

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 9, 2019

From staff reports

Four people were hospitalized after a rollover crash on Highway 2 near Fairchild Air Force Base on Wednesday morning.

A van was driving on Highway 2 west of the Air Force base when a truck approaching from behind lost control on a patch of ice and struck the van, according to Washington State Patrol.

The van rolled with four people inside. Driver Paul Schollenberger, 66, was airlifted to Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center. Mack McLendin, 66, and Johnathan Murkins, 43, were transported by ambulance. Deborah Dunham, 58, was not injured.

The occupants of the van were Reardan-Edwall School District bus drivers being transported to a terminal for work, KHQ reported.

The driver of the truck, Shawn Macielewicz, 26, also was transported to Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center by ambulance, Washington State Patrol said.

Macielewicz was cited for driving too fast for the conditions.

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