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Medical event causes accident that sends two people to hospital

McCleary, WA – A medical event caused an accident that sent two people to the hospital.

The Washington State Patrol tells KXRO that at 4:30 p.m. yesterday afternoon a 48 year old Shelton man was driving a 2002 Ford F-150 east on SR 108 near Tornquist Rd.

The State Patrol says the driver suffered a medical event and the Ford crossed the westbound lane and left the road.

The truck came to rest in the brush.

Both the Shelton man and his passenger, a 40 year old Seattle woman, were transported to Summit Pacific Medical Center for their injuries.

According to the State Patrol, the Shelton man, who was not wearing his seat-belt, was charged with Negligent Driving 2nd Degree.

Drugs or alcohol were not involved in the accident.

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