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Man airlifted to hospital after Highway 395 head-on crash

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SPRINGDALE, Wash. -

Update: Washington State Patrol has released more details following a crash on Highway 395 near Springdale Saturday morning.

Troopers say the crash happened just before 11 a.m. when  59-year-old Timothy Clark ran head-on into a concrete truck. Clark was airlifted by Life Flight helicopter to Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane.

According to troopers on the scene, Clark was headed southbound on the highway when he crossed the center line and hit the concrete truck head on in the northbound lanes. Northbound lanes were closed for hours following the crash. The concrete truck driver was not injured.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation Saturday afternoon.

Previous coverage:    

Washington State Patrol and Stevens County Fire crews are on the scene of a crash on Highway 395 in the Springdale area  south of Chewelah Saturday morning. Troopers report northbound lanes are closed at mile post 195 while investigators are on scene. A detour has been set up at Deer Lake Road.

At least one person was injured in the crash. Stevens County fire crews report Life Flight was called to the scene of a "multi vehicle crash."

Further information was not immediately available.

This story will be updated as we learn more details.

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