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Woman critically hurt in crash dies from injuries

SPOKANE, Wash. - According to the Spokane County Sheriff's Office a 57-year-old Mead, Washington woman critically injured in a head-on crash Friday afternoon has died.

Sheriff's Office Spokesperson, Sgt. Dave Reagan, says Janice M. Pulliam was westbound on Magnesium Road from Market about 2:35 p.m. Friday when an eastbound minivan driven by 29-year-old Lucian G. Brisan crossed over into her lane and struck her Ford F-150 pickup head-on.

Both Pulliam and Brisan were taken to a downtown hospital with critical injuries.  Brisan remains in very critical condition following surgery Friday night.

Thecrash remains under investigation, but investigators say initial indications are that Brisan was traveling at well over the posted 35 mph speed limit which contributed to his failure to stay in his own lane in the slight curve where the crash happened.

A couple following Pulliam in an Acura Vigora were both wearing seatbelts and were uninjured in the crash, but their car suffered considerable damage as the minivan shoved the full-size pickup backward and into it.

Pulliam was transporting household goods for the couple in the Acura as they moved to a new residence on North Nevada.

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