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Driver in head-on crash believed to be drunk and high

Sat., Feb. 15, 2014, 7:10 p.m.

A man suspected of being drunk and high on marijuana reportedly caused a head-on collision early today on Government Way at Houston Road.

David J. Rogers, 29, was driving a Dodge pickup west on Government Way at 2:30 a.m. when the truck crossed the center line and hit a Mitsubishi Outlander head on, according to the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office.

Rogers and his 32-year-old passenger were ejected through the windshield and seriously injured. The 21-year-old driver of the Mitsubishi also received serious injuries, the sheriff’s office said.

Deputies believe Rogers was under the influence of alcohol and marijuana, the sheriff’s office said. The crash is under investigation.


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