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Hoquiam man passing in no passing zone on 101 hits patch of water and loses control.

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According to a Washington State Patrol report an Illegal passing, hitting a patch of water is the cause of an injury accident Thursday afternoon on US 101 north of mp 95 and Dekay Road. 

The Hoquiam man, a 28-year-old man driving a 2010 Dodge Caravan was traveling on 101 southbound and passed a vehicle in a no-passing zone according to WSP and then as he was returning to the southbound lane hit a patch of water and lost control of the vehicle spinning and putting him back into the northbound lane. 

A second vehicle driven by a 70-year-old Hoquiam man in a red 1995 Geo Prism struck the Dodge caravan in his lane of travel hitting the driver side door. 

There was a passenger in the offending vehicle, a 4-year-old child.  All occupants of both vehicles were using safety restraints and only the driver of the Geo Prism went to the hospital however by private vehicle only. 

Charges to the 28 year old negligent driving 2nd, no insurance, driving while license suspended

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