Arrow-right Camera
The Spokesman-Review Newspaper

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper The Spokesman-Review

Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
Partly Cloudy Night 26° Partly Cloudy
News >  Crime/Public Safety

Woman killed in hit-and-run in northwest Spokane identified

July 15, 2022 Updated Fri., July 15, 2022 at 8:18 p.m.

A woman who was struck and killed in a hit-and-run in northwest Spokane on July 5 has been identified by the Spokane Medical Examiner’s Office as Cassandra Bahzad, 42.

First responders located Bahzad dead at North Ash Street and West Everett Avenue, a residential area, at about 2:30 a.m.

The suspect fled the scene. Authorities have not been able to locate the driver.

The Spokane Police Department is asking anyone with information about the incident to contact Officer Paul Taylor at (509) 835-4566 or to email phtaylor@spokanepolice.org.

Police are also asking for anyone with security cameras around North Ash Street and West Everett Avenue between midnight and 2:30 a.m. to submit the footage to the police department.

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper

Local journalism is essential.

Give directly to The Spokesman-Review's Northwest Passages community forums series -- which helps to offset the costs of several reporter and editor positions at the newspaper -- by using the easy options below. Gifts processed in this system are not tax deductible, but are predominately used to help meet the local financial requirements needed to receive national matching-grant funds.

Active Person

Subscribe now to get breaking news alerts in your email inbox

Get breaking news delivered to your inbox as it happens.