Kennewick Man Killed, Woman Injured In Egypt Crash - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Kennewick Man Killed, Woman Injured In Egypt Crash

KENNEWICK, Wash. (AP) - A Kennewick man was among eight tourists killed in a bus accident in Egypt over the weekend, and his partner was one of about two dozen people who were injured.

The Tri-City Herald reports that Mike Braun and Sue Flink were part of a group of about 100 tourists in three buses heading to the ancient Egyptian Abu Simbel temples Sunday. One bus with 37 passengers collided with a disabled truck.

Braun was director of the Franklin County Noxious Weed Board. Funeral arrangements are pending.

Flink, a retired educator, is in a hospital in Cairo. Her sister, Colleen Cowan, says she has two broken legs, but her injuries are not life-threatening.

      
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