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Stories tagged: crash

UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 9, 2019

Man dies in rollover crash in Okanogan County

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 …

UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 3, 2019

Semitruck crash leads to pile-up on I-90 near Ritzville

A single semitruck rollover turned into a multi-car crash early Tuesday morning as icy conditions plagued Interstate 90 near Ritzville.

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 29, 2019

Two men hospitalized after driver falls asleep in crash near Medical Lake

Eastbound lanes of the highway were closed briefly to allow the helicopter to land, but the roadway was completely open as of 8:45 a.m.

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 28, 2019

Suspect in hit-and-run crash that killed baby awaits extradition from Spokane to South Dakota

Police issued a warrant for George Matousek’s arrest in September, nearly a year after he allegedly fled after causing a car crash that killed 1-year-old Mackayla Dillon and injured two …

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 27, 2019

Second person dies at hospital days after fatal Spirit Lake crash

A second person has died after a crash north of Spirit Lake on Sunday that left one person dead the scene, according to Idaho State Police.

UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 26, 2019

Brief, intense snowstorm sends dozens crashing on I-90 west of Spokane

State troopers estimated between 50 and 100 vehicles were involved in the collisions, though no life-threatening injuries were reported.

Spirit Lake man dies in crash Sunday morning, Idaho State Police say

An SUV driven by 50-year-old John W. Hampton left the roadway on Spirit Lake Cutoff Road before noon Sunday. Hampton died in the crash, and three other occupants were taken …

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 22, 2019

Boeing settles half of lawsuits tied to Indonesian crash

A Boeing spokesman said Friday the company has settled 63 cases tied to the crash of a plane flown by Indonesia’s Lion Air. The company did not disclose terms of …

UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 17, 2019

Distracted Spokane driver caused Douglas County crash that sent five to hospital, state patrol says

A distracted Spokane driver caused a single-car rollover crash in Douglas County crash that sent five people to the hospital Saturday evening, according to Washington State Patrol.

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: Mon., Nov. 11, 2019

Spokane police investigating a fatal car vs. pedestrian collision in Moran Prairie on Saturday night

A man died after he was struck by a car driven by a woman just before 5:40 p.m. in the 4800 block of South Palouse Highway on Saturday. The driver …

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.

Two injured after crash at Moran Prairie Grange on Saturday evening

Two people were injured after a crash at the Moran Prairie Grange on Saturday evening. Crews responded to the crash at 61st Avenue and Palouse Highway at about 5 p.m., …

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 30, 2019

2 killed when small plane crashes into Atlanta-area townhome

A small plane crashed into a townhome Wednesday morning in a leafy Atlanta-area neighborhood near a major interstate, killing two people and tearing off the home’s brick exterior, authorities said.

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.

‘What you did saved his life’: Spokane trash collectors aid motorcyclist who lost leg in crash

Parker Milford, 34, credits the quick thinking of city workers for saving his life after he was struck riding his motorcycle in north Spokane on Oct. 9. Daniel Herbers and …

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: Sun., Oct. 20, 2019

Woman taken to hospital after being struck by truck leaving Post Falls bar, police say

The Idaho State Police did not release the name of the man driving the truck or the woman, who was taken to Kootenai Health for treatment after the incident just …

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: Wed., Oct. 2, 2019

Seven killed in Connecticut crash of B-17 Flying Fortress that visited Spokane in July

The vintage B-17 Flying Fortress visited Spokane in July as part of the Wings of Freedom Tour crashed Wednesday during an emergency landing at an airport outside Hartford, Connecticut, killing …