Fiery car crash in Leavenworth

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Leavenworth Crash

LEAVENWORTH, WA– This was the scene of a fiery traffic accident last night in the Leavenworth area. Washington State Patrol Trooper Jeff Anderson says the single vehicle crash happened on US Highway 2 at the West end of town.

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“It actually left the paved shoulder and struck a rock that’s kind of shaped a little bit like a ramp, which launched the vehicle into the air and flipped it,” Anderson said. “The vehicle came to rest on its top, and that’s when it ignited.”

Trooper Anderson says the unnamed driver received only minor injuries. He says the cause of the crash is still under investigation.

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Steve Hair
Steve Hair is a 40-year veteran broadcast journalist who comes to NCW LIFE TV after a long career in radio. Steve and his wife Lynette and their three sons moved to the Wenatchee Valley from Central California in 1992. Steve served as News Director for KPQ News where he covered a multitude of stories of importance to North Central Washington, including two of Washington State’s largest wildfires. During his radio career Steve has received many awards from organizations such as the Associated Press, (Sacramento and Seattle Bureaus) The Washington State Farm Bureau, and the California Medical Association. Steve is a sports addict. Time off usually finds him sprawled out on the couch watching the Seahawks, Mariners or anything that prevents him from doing house chores.