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Kettle Falls teenager hospitalized after crash late Saturday night

UPDATED: Sun., April 10, 2022

An 18-year-old from Kettle Falls was taken to Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center late Saturday night after a crash on state Route 395 in Stevens County.

Damien K. Brown’s 2010 Chevy pickup left the highway on the southbound shoulder 2 miles south of Kettle Falls just before midnight, according to a news release from the Washington State Patrol. It then traveled across both lanes of traffic and rolled into a ditch on the northbound side of the highway.

No other vehicles were involved. Brown was not wearing a seat belt, according to WSP.

Brown was speeding when the crash occurred, according to the news release. Impairment is not suspected in the crash.

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