Arrow-right Camera

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper The Spokesman-Review

Sunday, March 29, 2020  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
Cloudy 44° Cloudy

Tags


Stories tagged: accident


Sports People

Former University of Connecticut basketball star Rebecca Lobo and five-time Olympic gold speedskater Bonnie Blair were named Sportswoman of the Year by the Women’s Sports Foundation at its annual dinner. …


Bicyclist Struck By Police Cruiser Dies

A bicyclist has died from injuries he suffered in a collision with a Garden City police cruiser. A decision was pending on whether an inquest would be held into the …


Recovery Crew Finds Wreckage Of Helicopter

The wreckage of a medical-evacuation helicopter that crashed into Puget Sound last month, killing three people, has again been located. Deep Water Recovery Services of Seattle will try to recover …


Three Capture Titles

Scott Kalitta, John Force and Warren Johnson clinched Winston championships at the Chief Auto Parts Nationals at the Texas Motorplex in Ennis, Texas. Only Kalitta managed to cap the championship …


Saboteur’s Note Says Waco Fire Deliberate Officials Release Document Found Near Derailment Site

Law-enforcement officials Friday disclosed the text of a typewritten note found near the Amtrak train that was derailed in the Arizona desert early Monday and said they hoped that someone …


Man Killed When Car Flips Near Clark Fork

A 47-year-old man was killed when his car rolled Friday evening south of Clark Fork, Idaho. William T. Whiteley of Clark Fork died at the scene of the accident, Idaho …


1 Dead, 19 Hurt After Pickup Hits Hayride

A pickup truck crashed into a horse-drawn hayride on a straight stretch of lighted highway Friday night, killing a woman and injuring all 19 others involved. “There were people all …


Fbi Widens Hunt For Amtrak Saboteur

The FBI broadened its search Thursday for the saboteur who derailed an Amtrak train, checking tire tracks in the desert several miles away, knocking on doors in the sparsely populated …


Suspect In Shooting Surrenders

Police have arrested an 18 year-old North Side man for his role in a shooting at the Electron Palace last Friday. Joshua James Bailey, who lives at 7317 N. Colton, …


Victim’s Parents Ask Leniency For Teen Driver 16-Year-Old Sentenced To Probation In Fatal Accident

1. Beverly and Peter Finney. Photo by Craig Buck/The Spokesman-Review 2. Danielle Muncey leaves court with her parents after her sentencing. Photo by Craig Buck/The Spokesman-Review


Rosalia Woman Killed In Wreck

A Rosalia, Wash., woman was killed Friday after she turned in front of a car on U.S. Highway 2 north of Spokane. Driver Dolly B. Melhus, 79, died at the …


Canadian Motorcyclist Killed After Driving Underneath Truck

A 52-year-old motorcyclist was killed Friday in Ferry County after he crossed into the wrong lane and drove underneath an oncoming semi-truck. Julian M. Waldman, Courtenay, British Columbia, died at …


Plane In Fatal Crash Overweight, Doorless

Plane in fatal crash overweight, doorless Washington A twin-engine plane that crashed last month and killed 12 people was overweight and had a door illegally removed, federal officials said. The …


Crashed Copter Found In Puget Sound

The wreckage of an Airlift Northwest helicopter was found just an hour after Navy technology was enlisted in the search, more than two weeks after the aircraft went down off …


Vintage B-26 Bomber Crashes; 5 Killed

A vintage B-26 bomber crashed and burned Thursday in a rural oil field, killing all five crew members. The camouflage-painted plane, a Martin Marauder, was practicing for an air show …


Athol Boy Darts Onto Road, Hit By Car

An 8-year-old Athol boy was rushed to the hospital Thursday morning after a car hit him as he ran into the road, sheriff’s officials said. William J. Stevenson was listed …


Submarines May Be Used To Recover Copter, Bodies

A Canadian company has proposed sending submarines to the bottom of the nation’s deepest lake to pull out the wreckage of a helicopter and the bodies of the two people …


Looters Ignore Hit-And-Run Victim

Looters converged on a fatal hit-and-run accident, trying to steal things from a car as the driver lay dying inside, according to police. The looters as well as the other …


Crater Lake Crash Victims Identified Park Will Try To Recover Copter That Sank In 1,500 Feet Of Water

Authorities on Sunday identified two men as having been aboard a helicopter that suddenly plunged into Crater Lake on a calm, clear Saturday. The pilot was George W. Causey, 52, …


Four Scientists Hurt Studying Volcano

Four scientists photographing volcanic activity from a light plane were injured Sunday along with their pilot when the craft crash-landed. National Parks spokesman Ross Gilbert said the plane crashed about …


Geese May Have Caused Awacs Crash Military Surveillance Jet Went Down In Flames, Killing 24

An Air Force board of inquiry Saturday began searching for the cause of a crash on Friday that left one of the world’s most advanced surveillance planes scattered like confetti …


Deadly Driver Already Had 10 Dwi Arrests Faces Vehicular Homicide Charges In Crash That Killed 2 Wednesday

Bradford Erickson


Awacs Plane Crashes In Alaska Woods 24 Presumed Dead After Engine Catches Fire During Takeoff

A huge AWACS battlefield-radar plane carrying U.S. and Canadian military personnel crashed and burned on takeoff Friday, killing at least 22 people. Two others were missing and presumed dead. It …


One Survives Crash Of Mongolian Airliner

An airliner crashed in northern Mongolia on Thursday, killing all but one of the 35 people aboard, news reports said. The Antonov-24 plane, belonging to Mongolia’s MIAT Airlines, crashed on …


Crash With Cement Truck Kills Two Witnesses Say Car That Hit Truck, Killing Women, Was Speeding

Accident. Spokane city firefighters assist the driver of a car that slammed into the back of a cement truck in the 4900 block of East Trent on Wednesday. Photo by …


Spokane Driver Faces Charge Of Hit-And-Run

A Spokane man who crashed into another car early Wednesday and then ran from the scene was arrested by Washington State Patrol troopers for hit-and-run, a felony. Dale Bohnert, 23, …


Teenager Likely To Plead Guilty In Traffic Death

A 16-year-old Post Falls girl has been charged with inattentive driving for causing a wreck that killed another teenager. Danielle Muncey is expected to plead guilty to the charge, which …


Helicopter Nurses, Pilot ‘Incredible People’ Airlift Team That Crashed Into Puget Sound Remembered At Seattle Memorial Service

They were the kind of people who never looked first before going to another’s aid. They gave their lives to serve others, colleagues and friends of three members of a …


3 Planes Collide At Mexican Air Show

Three military planes flying in tight formation crashed Saturday during Mexican Independence Day festivities, killing at least four crew members, defense sources said. One crew member parachuted to safety and …


Malaysian Airline Crash Kills 34 Plane Reportedly Overshot Runway, Crashed Into Shantytown

A Malaysian Airline plane had touched down and tried to take off again before it crashed into a shantytown, news reports said Saturday. Thirty-four of the 53 people on board …