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UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 14, 2019

Sandpoint veteran killed, wife injured on way to Veterans Day dinner

An Idaho veteran died and his wife was seriously injured in a car crash that occurred while they were driving to a Veterans Day dinner in Sandpoint, according to a …


UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 12, 2019

Police identify man killed after being struck by car in Moran Prairie

The man who died after he was struck by a car on the 4800 block of South Palouse Highway on Saturday has been identified as Gerald G. Schafer, 77.


UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 7, 2019

Kettle Falls motorcyclist killed by passing car, WSP says

A car attempting to pass a vehicle on State Route 395, one mile south of Addy, hit a motorcycle in the opposite lane, killing the rider.


UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 6, 2019

Semi-truck crash briefly blocks Argonne Road off-ramp

A semi-truck crash blocked the off-ramp and one lane of Argonne Road in Spokane Valley as of 3 p.m. Wednesday.


UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 6, 2019

Semi-truck carrying syrup rolls over, leaks on westbound I-90 near Coeur d’Alene

A semi-truck carrying food-grade syrup rolled over during a crash and leaked on westbound Interstate 90 near Coeur d’Alene Wednesday morning, according to Idaho State Police.


UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 28, 2019

Woman faces DUI after Spokane Valley crash

A woman faces a charge of driving under the influence after a crash in Spokane Valley late Sunday night.


Man dies days after Wednesday night crash in Coeur d’Alene

A man died days after a Wednesday night crash in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho State Police said Saturday morning.


Altamont Street railroad underpass near Main Avenue closed after damage

The North Altamont Street railroad underpass near East Main Avenue closed Wednesday for repairs. A semi-truck inflicted significant damage on the bridge when it struck it, the city said. The …


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 23, 2019

Woman dies after falling from truck in Post Falls bar parking lot

Jennifer L. Columbia, 49, died after falling from the passenger of a moving pick-up truck, according to the Idaho State Police.


Man killed in Medical Lake crash identified

The man who died in single car crash Tuesday night near Medical Lake has been identified as 55-year-old Clay Randall.


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 22, 2019

One dead after single-car collision near Medical Lake

One person died after a single-car collision on State Route 902 near Medical Lake Tuesday evening. The crash occurred just before 7 p.m. near South Keene Road, according to Washington …


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 15, 2019

Motorcyclist dies after crashing into car in northwest Spokane

The motorcycle was southbound on North Indian Trail Road when it struck a car turning onto the road northbound.


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 15, 2019

Spokane nurse faces discipline after pleading guilty to role in husband’s death

The Washington Department of Health Nursing Commission charged a registered Spokane nurse with unprofessional conduct in September after she pleaded guilty in May to charges related to hitting and killing …


UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 10, 2019

Westbound, eastbound I-90 partially blocked after unrelated crashes near Idaho border

Traffic on westbound I-90 ground to a halt after a commercial vehicle crash blocked all lanes Thursday afternoon, and an unrelated crash nearby partially blocked eastbound travel.


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 9, 2019

4 hospitalized after rollover crash on Highway 2 near Fairchild Air Force Base

A van was driving on Highway 2 west of the Air Force base when a truck approaching from behind lost control on a patch of ice and struck the van, …


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 9, 2019

Driver killed in Liberty Lake accident identified

Bryan Lee Powell died from partial amputation of his lower left extremity due to a blunt impact, according to the Spokane County Medical Examiner.


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 1, 2019

Motorcyclist dies in east Spokane after hitting light pole at high speed

A man in his mid-30s died in east Spokane Tuesday afternoon after crashing into a light pole on a motorcycle near the Playfair Commerce Park, according to Spokane police.


UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 26, 2019

One dead, one injured in motorcycle crashes

One rider died and another sustained life threatening injuries after a two motorcycles crashed Wednesday night at East Appleway Boulevard and South Dartmouth Road.


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 24, 2019

West Valley schools delayed after vehicle crashes into pole, knocking out power

An early morning vehicle crash in Spokane Valley damaged a power pole, knocking out power for more than 1,000 homes and closing almost a mile of North Argonne Road. Spokane …


UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 14, 2019

49-year-old Spokane man dies in Lincoln County crash, WSP reports

One person died in a single-vehicle accident in Lincoln County at 11:34 a.m. Friday, Washington State Patrol reported.


UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 11, 2019

Driver has accident due to medical event during protest outside Kootenai Health

An elderly driver had a medical episode while driving a car in the Kootenai Health parking lot Wednesday night and hit a pole, according to Coeur d’Alene police Capt. Dave …


UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 4, 2019

Spokane hiker found dead at base of steep slope north of Cle Elum

Sean Mortensen, 19, from Spokane was found dead Sunday after he left his hiking partners north of Cle Elum on Friday and did not return.


Driver uninjured after South Hill crash that knocked down utility pole

A man fell asleep while driving, struck a utility pole, flipped his car, had the pole fall on his car but suffered no injuries Saturday afternoon, according to Spokane Police …


UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 17, 2019

One killed in rollover crash north of Valley

A one-car rollover crash killed one person Saturday morning in Stevens County, and the road was closed as of 11 a.m. while the crash remained under investigation.


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 20, 2019

Woman injured in Lime scooter fall wants to raise concern about possible defect but won’t sue, husband says

Both Lime and the Bigelows say they have been in contact, and that the couple is happy with how the company has handled the incident so far.


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 15, 2019

ISP releases names of 2 critically injured when trailer detaches from semitruck on U.S. 95

A semitruck trailer came unhitched, drifted into oncoming traffic and crashed head-on into a car on U.S. Highway 95, south of Coeur d’Alene on Wednesday morning.


UPDATED: Tue., July 16, 2019

Cheney woman dies in crash near Kittitas early Tuesday

A 55-year-old woman from Cheney died Tuesday in a crash-near Kittitas, Washington.


UPDATED: Tue., June 18, 2019

I-90 crash in Post Falls blocks eastbound lanes, sends three to hospital

A two-car crash on Interstate 90 in Post Falls on Tuesday shut down the eastbound lanes and sent three people to the hospital, according to an Idaho State Police news …


UPDATED: Sat., June 15, 2019

‘Like quicksand’: Ohio farmer survives soybean entrapment

Ohio farmer Jay Butterfield survived a harrowing afternoon recently after being buried up to his neck inside a soybean bin


UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 21, 2019

Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim strikes, kills pedestrian on highway

Longtime Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim struck and killed a man standing along an interstate late Wednesday night as he tried to avoid hitting the man’s disabled vehicle, police say.