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Drugs or Alcohol are suspected in an accident Sunday near Elmer City that closed Highway 155 for about 7 hours.
The Washington State Patrol says 27-year-old Lyle Dean Redthunder, of Elmer City and 20-year-old Willis Lee Quill, of Coulee Dam, were both airlifted to Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane after Redthunder's southbound Mazda 6 crossed the center line and collided with Quill's northbound Dodge pickup.
Redthunder had facial lacerations and Quill received a broken hip and leg and a head injury according to the State Patrol Report.
Redthunder was reported in satisfactory condition Sunday, and Quill in serious condition.
The accident occurred around 3:45 am, and according to the WSDOT, the highway reopened at 10:55 am.
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