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No injuries after SUV rolls in Hoquiam

Rollover accident in Hoquiam

No injuries in a rollover accident in Hoquiam yesterday, an 81 year old Hoquiam man hit a parked car with his SUV, which then rolled onto it’s side at 30th and Sumner. It happened around 3:30 pm, Hoquiam Sgt. Brian Dayton tells us the man had turned onto Sumner Avenue from 30th, crossed the center line and collided into a parked Chevrolet pickup parked on the north side of the street. The accident remains under investigation, but they have ruled out alcohol or drug impairment.

Hoquiam accident claims woman in electric wheelchair

UPDATE: Victim identified, no charges filed in tragic accident

HOQUIAM, Wash. – A woman on an electric wheelchair was killed in the crosswalk of 22nd street in East Hoquiam yesterday, when a semi truck drove over her in front of several witnesses.

Hoquiam Sgt. Mitchell confirmed this morning that the woman was declared deceased at the scene her name is being withheld until family can be notified. The accident remains under investigation.

An eye witness to the accident tells us she was crossing 22nd street near the base of the Simpson Avenue bridge when a semi truck for Ocean Gold Seafood pulled onto Simpson Avenue driving over the woman and dragging her some distance. Our source tells us the cries of witnesses were what got the attention of the driver who stopped with the woman still pinned under the truck.

Eastbound State route 101 traffic was detoured over the Riverside bridge until around 8 last night.