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Families of teens killed in ‘Ponderosa Jump’ crash file lawsuit

The families of two teenage girls who died in a reckless driving accident in Spokane Valley in 2013 have filed a lawsuit alleging negligence by the driver and public officials.

Three women killed in crash on U.S. 195

Three people were killed Saturday afternoon when a pickup collided with a car attempting to cross U.S. Highway 195 in southwest Spokane. The incident was the third fatal crash within …

UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 5, 2015

Three killed in crash on U.S. 195

Three people were killed this afternoon in a crash at U.S. Highway 195 and Thorpe, the Washington State Patrol reported.

Man killed in Wednesday night collision identified

Ian M. Watson, 33, was killed in a head-on collision that occurred Wednesday night in the West Hills neighborhood, according to the Spokane Medical Examiner’s Office.

Car crash kills woman near Hauser

A woman died Monday evening after a car she was riding in collided with a motorhome near Hauser, Idaho.

Sister of man killed in crash with STA bus contests suicide determination

Thomas Samples hopped on his beloved motorcycle, Piglet, on May 22 intending to bail a friend out of jail, his sister Gladys Shirey said last week. At the intersection of …

UPDATED: Fri., May 29, 2015

Spokane motorcycle death was suicide, medical examiner says

The death of a motorcyclist killed in a collision with a Spokane Transit Authority bus last week has been ruled a suicide. Thomas Robert Dale Samples, 52, was wearing a …

UPDATED: Thu., May 28, 2015

Death of motorcyclist who hit STA bus ruled a suicide

Thomas Robert Dale Samples, 52, died of chest injuries in a collision with an STA bus on Friday afternoon, the Medical Examiner’s Office said Thursday. His death has been ruled …

Motorcyclist in fatal crash with bus ran light, police say

A motorcyclist killed in a collision with a Spokane Transit Authority bus on Friday afternoon ran a red light, Spokane police said Tuesday. The name of the man who died …

Lewiston man dies in early-morning crash

Travis D. Cleveland, 24, died when his truck left State Highway 3 in Latah County, Idaho, early Tuesday morning, according to the Idaho State Police.

Maher’s plea deal draws disbelief

The grief of three families spilled out of a Spokane courtroom Thursday as 17-year-old Preston Maher pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide in the deaths of his University High School classmates …

Bonners Ferry man dies in overnight crash

Louie Abraham, 28, was killed in a single-vehicle collision on U.S. Highway 2 early Thursday, the Idaho State Police said.

UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 15, 2014

Sagle man killed in crash on Long Bridge in Sandpoint

A Sagle man was killed early Friday in a two-vehicle collision on the Long Bridge, just south of Sandpoint on U.S. Highway 95.

Idaho man dies in Priest Lake motorcycle crash

Steven R. Pitts of Oldtown, Idaho, died in a motorcycle collision Monday afternoon, the Idaho State Police said.

Sagle man dies after truck strikes tree

Charles D. Corliss died in a single-vehicle collision early Tuesday near Sagle, Idaho, according to the Idaho State Police.

UPDATED: Tue., June 3, 2014

Miner killed at the Sunshine Mine identified as Nick Rounds

KELLOGG, Idaho — The Silver Valley miner killed Monday at the Sunshine Mine was to be married this summer, his uncle said today. Miner Nick Rounds graduated from Wallace High …

UPDATED: Fri., May 30, 2014

Woman killed in single-vehicle crash near Long Lake identified

A woman is dead following a single-vehicle collision with a tree southwest of Long Lake on Thursday night, the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office said.

Pedestrian struck and killed in Juliaetta

JULIAETTA, Idaho — A 55-year-old Juliaetta man died over the weekend after being struck by a pickup truck while crossing the street.

Six die in Eastern Washington car crashes

Six people died Thursday in several Eastern Washington car crashes. Gabriel L. Johnson, 20, of Spokane Valley, was driving a 2003 Buick Century east on Interstate 90 just east of …

UPDATED: Fri., April 18, 2014

Man dies in single-vehicle collision overnight in Spokane Valley

Alejandro Apodaca, 34, died in a single-vehicle collision likely caused by speed late Thursday, the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office said.

Body found in Coeur d’Alene River

OSBURN, Idaho — Police in North Idaho say a body found in the Coeur d’Alene River near the town of Osburn is likely that of an 82-year-old man reported missing …

Police: Moscow man dies in alcohol-related crash

Christopher Papineau, 30, was thrown from a Chevy Impala that left the roadway while the driver, Trent Brown, was trying to turn on East Public Avenue around 7 p.m. Thursday, …

Head-on collision kills woman on U.S. Highway 2

A head-on crash killed a 39-year-old woman on U.S. Highway 2 between Oldtown and Priest River on Friday afternoon, according to the Idaho State Police.

911 dispatchers say Afghanistan veteran wanted confrontation with police

The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office released on Thursday 40 minutes of audio from dispatchers responding to the fatal officer-involved shooting of Jedadiah Zillmer earlier this month. The tapes include deputies …

UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 21, 2014

Semi-involved crash near Colfax kills 2 women

Two people were killed in an vehicle collision on Highway 195 just south of Colfax early Friday, the Washington State Patrol said. Southbound lanes of the highway are blocked as …

No crosswalk at site of fatal hit-and-run

The intersection where a 55-year-old man was struck by multiple drivers and killed Sunday is known to be unfriendly to pedestrians, but there are no immediate plans for improvements. Don …

UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 10, 2014

Man killed in hit and run on Mission Avenue

A man was killed Sunday night on Mission Avenue at South Riverton Drive in an apparent hit-and-run, Spokane police said.

UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 10, 2014

Woman dies in single-car collision on I-90

A single-car collision on westbound I-90 near North Argonne Road has one lane of traffic blocked this morning. The Washington State Patrol said a woman has died.

UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 24, 2014

Chewelah man dies in Highway 395 collision near Addy

One person has died in a two-vehicle collision that closed Highway 395 about three miles south of Addy, the Washington State Patrol said. The incident occurred shortly after 6 a.m. …

Pedestrian killed when struck by pickup on 57th

A man was struck and killed by a pickup truck at the height of rush hour traffic while attempting to walk across 57th Avenue near Regal Street.