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Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883

Woman dead after medical incident caused car crash near Riverside State Park

A fatal crash last week near Riverside State Park happened after the driver had a medical incident behind the wheel, troopers said.

Diana C. Balam, 61, was driving on state Route 291 just north of Spokane on Saturday when a medical incident caused her to cross the center line and hit an embankment on the southbound side of the road.

Balam, of Deer Park, was transported to Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center, where she died, according to the Washington State Patrol.