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      Five people taken to hospital after car accident in Sunnyside

      SUNNYSIDE, Wash. -- Five people from Longview were injured on Saturday night near Factory Road and State Route 241.

      Troopers said 26-year-old Gilberto Vargas Sardina of Sunnyside was driving a pickup truck around 11:45 p.m. when he failed to stop at a stop sign. His truck then struck a minivan driven by 44-year-old Maria Benitez from Sunnyside.

      Neither driver was injured, but five passengers in Benitez's vehicle - 36-year-old Adelia Morales, 29-year-old Marjoth Morales and three juveniles - were hospitalized.

      Both cars rolled. Troopers say drugs or alcohol were involved.
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