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Man Riding To Mom's Funeral In Newport Dies In Crash

Photo of John C. Sanderson courtesy the Spokesman Review Photo of John C. Sanderson courtesy the Spokesman Review

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - John C. Sanderson was riding his motorcycle up to his mother's funeral in Newport. He never made it.
    
A truck pulled out in front of him on US 2, attempting to make a U-turn, and the two vehicles collided. Sanderson was killed.
    
The Spokesman-Review reported that 37-year-old Garry D. Baumgartner of Valleyford has been cited for second-degree negligent driving in the Aug. 24 accident.
    
The State Patrol says the truck's turn occurred so quickly the 59-year-old Sanderson didn't have time to hit his brakes.


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