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Lewiston Man Succumbs to Injuries Sustained in Vehicle vs. Motorcycle Collision

Media Release from Asotin County Sheriff’s Office

Photo by Asotin County Fire District #1

ASOTIN – On June 16, 2023, Asotin County deputies, in coordination with other area agencies, responded to a vehicle vs motorcycle accident in the 3100 block of Riverside Drive in Asotin County. An investigation determined that the vehicle being operated by Almarita Paolini turned left in front of the motorcycle being operated by James Ware.

Mr. Ware, 61 of Lewiston was severely injured in the crash and transported to St. Joseph’s Reginal Medical Center. He was later taken to Sacred Heart Hospital in Spokane where he ultimately succumbed to his injuries.

Mr. Ware was wearing a helmet and had his headlight on at the time of the accident.