Tonasket driver injured in crash

— A Tonasket driver suffered minor injuries when her van went off U.S. Highway 97 about four miles north of town on Friday.

Megan R. Schaadt, 23, was southbound at 1:03 p.m. when her van skidded on the snowy roadway, the Washington State Patrol said.

The vehicle went off the road and overturned onto the driver’s side, coming to rest facing northbound in the southbound ditch.

Schaadt was taken to Mid-Valley Hospital, Omak. She was wearing a seatbelt.

No drugs or alcohol were involved, the patrol said.

She was cited for driving with wheels off the roadway.


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