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Two teenage girls injured in collision on Trent; one unlikely to survive

Aug. 30, 2022 Updated Tue., Aug. 30, 2022 at 9:10 p.m.

 (Courtesy of Washington State Patrol)
(Courtesy of Washington State Patrol)

A crash between a dump truck and a Lexus SUV in Spokane Valley sent two teenagers to the hospital Tuesday morning, and one of them is not expected to survive.

The two teenage girls, both in the Lexus, were transported to Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center, said Washington State Patrol spokesman Sgt. Gregg Riddell. The dump truck driver was uninjured, he said.

East Valley High School senior Kiersten Noel, 17, is on life support. Her mother, Kimberly Noel, told KHQ that her daughter has sustained a severe brain injury and will not survive.

Information on the condition of Sydney Stangle, the East Valley High School senior driving the SUV, according to KHQ, was not immediately available.

The crash occurred on Trent, just east of Sullivan Road. KHQ reported that the head-on collision sent the Lexus flying into the air.

Eastbound lanes were reopened shortly after the crash. Both westbound lanes were reopened at about 8:55 a.m.

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