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Motorcyclist dies after collision with a car on Sprague Avenue

UPDATED: Tue., June 22, 2021

A motorcyclist died at the hospital with critical injuries following a collision with a car Tuesday.

The motorcyclist had been traveling west on Sprague Avenue when a Subaru crossed into the westbound lanes of traffic and the two collided head-on, the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release.

The driver of the car involved, a female in her 30s, went to the hospital with minor injuries, according to police. 

The crash occurred mid-morning, causing westbound lanes of Sprague to be closed between University Road and Bowdish Road, the sheriff’s office said.

Deputies consider this an active investigation as of 4 p.m., according to the release.

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