2 injured after driver falls asleep, crashes in Touchet

BY TRI-CITY HERALD STAFFMay 5, 2013 

TOUCHET -- A 24-year-old woman and her passenger were injured Sunday afternoon when their car left Highway 12 and hit the railroad tracks in Touchet after the driver fell asleep.

Sara C. Kawchack was driving a 1995 Subaru Legacy, according to a Washington State Patrol report.

The Subaru had been eastbound within the Touchet city limits when it left the roadway to the right and struck the tracks, the state patrol said.

Kawchack, 24, reportedly was cited for negligent driving.

The Carson City, Nev., woman and passenger Daniel S. Anglin, 26, of Walla Walla, were taken to Providence St. Mary Medical Center in Walla Walla.

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