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The Spokesman-Review Newspaper
Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883

Crash causes Coeur d’Alene gas leak

Driver arrested for DUI

Staff reports
A suspected drunk driver crashed into the Safeway building in Coeur d’Alene, causing a gas leak and a brief evacuation of nearby homes. Coeur d’Alene police and firefighters are on the scene at 1035 N. 3rd St. The accident happened near the loading dock where a gas line enters the building. Avista crews arrived and turned off the gas line. All traffic routes have been reopened and the danger has passed. The driver is a male and has been arrested.