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A Washington State Patrol investigation found a Spokane police officer was driving 65 mph in a 30 mph zone seconds before he T-boned another car, injuring the two people inside it on March 25.
The Washington State Patrol identified the deceased as Emanuel G. Schaible, 87, of Moses Lake, and Robert J. Miller, 59, of Auburn.
A Washington State Patrol trooper died Tuesday after he was struck by a car while deploying spike strips on Interstate 5 in Chehalis.
A man helped a pregnant woman escape from an SUV that was partially submerged in the Spokane River after sliding off Upriver Drive. The incident was one of many vehicle crashes that occured as snow and ice accumulated on area roadways Friday night and Saturday morning.
Revelations that Washington State Patrol troopers are searching people of color at rates much higher than whites have prompted the Washington House of Representatives to propose restarting bias studies that the WSPquietly discontinued 13 years ago.
Both he and the driver who struck his car were cited by the Washington State Patrol for driving infractions, according to a news release.
Troopers aren’t sure why the suspect’s father showed up in the field where they ended the pursuit.
Twelve years ago, academic researchers working with the Washington State Patrol raised a warning flag: Troopers were searching drivers from minority communities, particularly Native Americans, at a much higher rate than whites. They recommended additional study. That was the last time the WSP conducted a substantive analysis of the race and ethnicity of drivers searched by troopers.
After Washington State Patrol interviewed and released two parents in Spokane County Tuesday evening in relation to an Amber Alert issued from Seattle, troopers arrested the father, Nicholas Antonie, around 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday for violating a protection order and making threats to harm.
The Washington State Patrol said the man’s SUV “left the roadway to the right for an unknown reason, traveled approximately 75 yards and struck rocks” before reentering the roadway and rolling over twice.
One person died in a single-vehicle accident in Lincoln County at 11:34 a.m. Friday, Washington State Patrol reported.
Three lanes of traffic were shut down and emergency crews guided cars through an emergency lane, causing a large traffic jam on eastbound I-90 through downtown Spokane.
Two women are in custody after fleeing law enforcement in a stolen Prius, according to the WSP. An investigation into the incident, and the officer-involved shooting, is continuing Sunday.
The crash, near Wild Rose Road, is under investigation, according to a news release from the Washington State Patrol.
A Spokane County Sheriff’s deputy’s squad car was involved in one of two crashes that occurred after a stolen car was pulled over on Interstate 90 near the Havana Street exit on Wednesday afternoon.
A Washington State Patrol trooper drove by a house spewing smoke on Friday and ran inside to awake and evacuate the residents.
A Washington State Patrol trooper on scene of a crash on Interstate 90 in Spokane Valley was injured late Sunday when his car was struck by passing vehicle, WSP reported.
Thomas B. Whitlock, 31, was standing in a westbound lane of the freeway next to his own vehicle, which had broken down about 7 miles east of the town of George, according to the Washington State Patrol.
A 1-year-old girl survived with only bumps and bruises after her car seat was ejected during a fatal crash near Loon Lake.