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Semitruck driver dies after crash and medical emergency

July 26, 2022 Updated Tue., July 26, 2022 at 3:34 p.m.

From staff reports

A semitruck driver from Hayden died late Monday after he experienced a medical problem 3 miles south of Ritzville and his truck veered 200 feet from the highway, the Washington State Patrol reported.

Kyle W. Dreher, 41, was headed south on U.S. Highway 395 in a Volvo VNL just before 10 p.m. when he experienced a “medical emergency,” WSP said.

His truck veered from the highway to the west, crashing through a barbed wire fence and crossing Freese Road. The truck came to rest in a field.

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