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East Wenatchee councilman injured after fatal collision near Gold Bar

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East Wenatchee City Councilman Wayne Barnhart and two other East Wenatchee residents were transported to Seattle-area hospitals Saturday after a fatal traffic collision near Gold Bar.

Trooper Mark Francis, a State Patrol spokesman, said that Barnhart was at the Colby Providence Hospital in Everett with a broken leg, broken ribs and a bruised face. Hospital staff Sunday couldn’t confirm that Barnhart was a patient there.

Barnhart’s passengers, Michael Green, 70, and Bruce Bratrude, 54, both of East Wenatchee, were…

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