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UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 9, 2013

Woman dies in semitruck accident

A 20-year-old woman died Saturday morning after a semitruck she was a passenger in stuck a tree on State Route 195.

Mead man among victims in Arizona accidents

CASA GRANDE, Ariz. — Authorities in Arizona say three people are dead and at least 12 others injured after a dust storm led to multiple crashes on Interstate 10 between …

Meth a possible factor in fatal pedestrian accident

Drugs afflicted a family at the center of a tragic accident that left a kindergartner dead and a mother clinging to life. Drug tests detected methamphetamine in 25-year-old Sarah Burrows-Gust, …

UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 24, 2013

Semitruck collision on Trent kills two people

A collision between a semitruck and a pickup on Trent Avenue at Starr Road east of Spokane Valley has killed two people, the Washington State Patrol says.

UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 4, 2013

W. Wash. man dies in Pend Oreille County crash

Stuart Lacy, 49, of Monroe, Wash., died after the 2006 Chevy Express van he was driving rolled trying to turn along state Highway 20 north of Usk on Tuesday afternoon, …

Post Falls teenager dies after crash in Coeur d’Alene

At Post Falls teenager died Friday after he was severely injured in a crash earlier this week.

Priest Lake campground closed for tree removal

Beaver Creek Campground at the northwest end of Priest Lake has been closed today and visitors are being evacuated after Forest Service inspectors discovered more than 40 hazardous trees that …

UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 28, 2013

Dead man found in Spokane Valley identified

A dead man was found on the shoulder of the road at 4414 E. Buckeye Ave. early this morning.

Spokane biker crashes, dies in North Idaho

A Spokane motorcyclist was killed Friday night when his Yamaha went off St. Joe River Road in Shoshone County.

Fatal crashes among calls

Spokane Valley Fire Department crews responded to two traffic fatalities the week of Aug. 1-7, both on Wednesday. There was a minor accident around 8 a.m. near the Sprague Avenue …

Go-cart driver killed in Pend Oreille County

A 25-year-old man is dead after he was struck by an SUV while riding his homemade go-cart on a rural road in Pend Oreille County on Friday. Treavor M. Miller …

UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 7, 2013

One dead in accident north of Chewelah

A Montana man died Tuesday when the car he was driving went off the road north of Chewelah and hit a tree just before midnight.

Woman dies in car collision near Deer Park

Judith Porter, 67, was killed in a two-vehicle collision on U.S. Highway 395 on Friday afternoon.

Coeur d’Alene man dies from injuries in Wednesday accident

Timothy Willison, 24, of Coeur d’Alene died Friday from injuries sustained when the pickup truck he was driving on Idaho State Highway 13 rolled over on freshly coated roadway. Willison’s …

One dead in car accident on Seven Mile Road

Three people were injured in a car accident near Nine Mile Falls on Friday night. One was injured fatally. Two were airlifted from the scene with critical injuries.

Lewiston man dies in logging truck crash

LEWISTON, Idaho — A Lewiston man has died in a logging truck crash in North Idaho. The Idaho State Police say 69-year-old Vernon Benjamin was driving a loaded log truck …

UPDATED: Mon., July 22, 2013

2 killed in Spokane mobile home fire

SPOKANE — A decades-long love story came to a tragic end early Monday morning when a Spokane couple perished in a mobile home fire. The victims, whose names have not …

Dozer operator dies while cutting fire line

BOISE — A Washington state logging contractor who was using a bulldozer to cut fire line in central Idaho has died of an apparent heart attack or other natural causes.

UPDATED: Wed., July 3, 2013

Northport woman killed in car accident

A Northport woman was killed when her car hit a tree in Stevens County early this morning.

1 dead after overdose at The Gorge

QUINCY, Wash. — A drug overdose victim died over the weekend and many others were sickened after taking a potent mixture of a drug called “Molly” at The Gorge Amphitheatre.

At least 1 dead after Idaho midair collision

BOISE — Two small planes collided in midair in central Idaho Friday, killing at least one person. The Federal Aviation Administration reports a single-engine Piper Tri-Pacer and a twin-engine Beechcraft …

UPDATED: Thu., June 27, 2013

Police investigate body found in Spokane River

Fishermen found a body submerged in the Spokane River around 11:30 this morning and flagged down a runner with a cell phone, who called 911. The body was found on …

Woman killed in one-vehicle crash near St. Maries

A 78-year-old woman was killed in a one-vehicle rollover accident near St. Maries, Idaho on Sunday.

Juliaetta farmer dies, was run over by tractor

LEWISTON, Idaho — A North Idaho farmer has died of injuries suffered when he was run over by a tractor.

Bonners Ferry man injured in collision with train

A Bonners Ferry man was injured after he stopped his pickup on railroad tracks and it was hit by a train.

In brief: Fire destroys home, kills three felines

Fire gutted a north Spokane home near Whitworth University early Sunday. No one was injured, but three cats perished, KHQ reported. Firefighters believe the fire originated around 1:30 a.m. in …

Woman killed in crash near Priest River

A 19-year-old Oldtown woman died early Tuesday in a head-on collision on Highway 41 south of Priest River.

Man dies in Spokane Valley accident

A 50-year-old man died when the car he was driving crashed into a power pole in Spokane Valley Wednesday night.

Juliaetta truck driver dies in crash

SANTA, Idaho — Authorities say a 19-year-old Juliaetta man died after the log truck he was driving on Tuesday afternoon left the roadway and overturned.

2 die in crash into Moses Lake

MOSES LAKE, Wash. — Two young men have died in a crash into Moses Lake. Witnesses told police they saw a speeding SUV about 1 a.m. today. It left a …