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Teen admits to texting and driving in head-on crash; 2 taken to hospital

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The teen driving this red SUV admitted to texting and driving whenhe hit the blue truck head-on. The teen driving this red SUV admitted to texting and driving whenhe hit the blue truck head-on.
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CHATTAROY, Wash. -

A red SUV was traveling southbound on Newport Highway around 7:40am when it hit a blue pick-up truck traveling northbound, head-on.

The 19-year-old driver of the red SUV, Vincent Embler of Chattaroy, admitted to distracted driving and texting while driving. Troopers originally identified the teen as being 16-years-old but later made a correction in a press release. 

MedStar transported Embler and 2 people from the blue pick-up truck to the hospital, but according to Trooper Jeff Sevigney from WSP, all are expected to be alright.

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