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Spokane woman dies after June crash

Tue., Sept. 6, 2011, 5:12 p.m.

A Spokane woman who was hospitalized after a June car crash died Saturday.

Laura E. McHoes, 85, died at 6:40 p.m. at St. Joseph Nursing Center, according to a Washington State Patrol news release.

The June 20 crash occurred about 8:30 a.m. on South Spotted Road, the news release said.

McHoes, driving a Dodge Neon, was eastbound on South Spotted Road. She stopped at West Airport Drive before attempting to cross the road and collided with Joseph Perry, 28, who was driving a Jeep Liberty, in the intersection.

McHoes was transported by ambulance to Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center, and later to St. Joseph Nursing Center, the news release said. Perry and his passenger, Laura Perry, 28, both of Happy Valley, Calif., were taken by ambulance to Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center.

The cause of the crash was failure to yield, the news release said.

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