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Passenger dies when ATV crashes

Mon., Nov. 22, 2010

A 30-year-old woman died in an ATV accident Saturday night, and the driver faces a felony count of vehicular homicide.

The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office said 32-year-old Christopher Patrick Arnold was driving a 2010 Polaris Razor, a two-seat ATV, on private property in the 18200 block of South Molter Road about 10:45 p.m. when it went off an embankment and dropped about 9 feet. The passenger was killed; her identity will be released following an autopsy.

Deputies said they smelled alcohol on Arnold’s breath, and he was driving with a suspended license.

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