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Friday, February 22, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Elderly man in morning crash identified

A man crashed into parked trailer after suffering a medical condition while driving near the intersection of Nevada Street and Empire Boulevard this morning.

He was pronounced dead at a local hospital.

Tommy V. Luce, 73, drove over a concrete median and hit a trailer and an unoccupied truck in a parking lot near the intersection about 5:15 a.m., said Spokane police Officer Teresa Fuller.

Luce had just pulled out of the parking lot of the nearby 7-Eleven, Fuller said.

“He’d just bought a big ol’ cup of coffee and doughnut,” Fuller said.

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