Washington State baseball coach Donnie Marbut treated, released after auto accident
Coach missed Cougars’ 7-3 defeat against San Jose State
PULLMAN — Washington State baseball coach Donnie Marbut was involved in an auto accident before the game Thursday night and did not coach the Cougars in a 7-3 loss to San Jose State.
According to the university, Marbut was taken to Pullman Regional Hospital for observation and was released later Thursday night. The university said he was not expected to coach Friday night when the teams meet again.
According to other reports, the accident happened 30 minutes before the game and involved three cars at the main intersection leading into the WSU campus. Marbut reportedly was dressed in his Cougars uniform.
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