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Memorial service today for officer killed in crash

A memorial service for a Spokane police officer killed in an off-duty motorcycle crash is set to begin today at 10 a.m. in Post Falls.

Newport man killed in ATV accident

A Newport man was killed Sunday when he hit a cable above the road while riding an ATV on private property.

UPDATED: Wed., July 25, 2012

Driver of truck arrested in hit-and-run that killed police officer

Officers in the Spokane Police Department were saddened Wednesday by the death of a fellow officer who was killed in a hit-and-run motorcycle crash. Kurt P. Henson, 47, of Post …

Falling tree during storm kills man at Priest Lake

A Walla Walla man was killed Friday at Priest Lake in Bonner County when a large tree fell on his pickup truck during stormy weather.

Lucky Friday Mine death blamed on safety lapse

An underground worker killed by a November 17 accident at the Lucky Friday Mine was wearing the wrong type of safety harness, a federal report says.

Arizona motorcyclist killed in Idaho crash

LEWISTON, Idaho — Idaho State Police says a 65-year-old Arizona man is dead after he crashed his motorcycle into a car that was about to turn off U.S. Highway 12 …

1 dead, 1 in custody after reservation shooting

LEWISTON, Idaho — Officials say one person is dead and a man is in custody following a shooting on the Nez Perce Reservation south of Lewiston.

UPDATED: Fri., June 15, 2012

Motorcyclist killed in early morning crash

A motorcyclist killed in an accident this morning around 6 a.m. was an airman assigned to Fairchild Air Force Base’s survival school.

UPDATED: Tue., June 12, 2012

Spokane woman crushed by own car identified

A Spokane woman who died after being run over by her own car has been identified as Kaitlyn Rebstock, 22.

Body of rafter recovered from Salmon River

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho — Authorities in central Idaho this morning retrieved the body of a Colorado Springs, Colo., man who died several days earlier during a rafting trip on the …

UPDATED: Wed., May 30, 2012

Man dies following early Saturday car crash

A man died after an early Saturday morning car crash near Main Avenue and Stone Street in Spokane.

UPDATED: Fri., May 18, 2012

WSP investigating crash as possible crime

The Washington State Patrol is handling a deadly crash in north Spokane this morning as a crime scene because the only victim in the car may not have been driving.

Man dies in one-car crash near Cataldo, Idaho

A North Idaho man died early this morning when the car he was driving crashed west of Cataldo, Idaho. Michael Sverdsten, 28, of Cataldo, was pronounced dead at the scene, …

UPDATED: Fri., March 23, 2012

Spokane man killed in accident near state line

A Spokane man died after being hit by a car on state Highway 53 in Idaho near the border with Washington.

Prosecutor: Idaho police cleared in I-90 death

COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho — A North Idaho prosecutor says an investigation shows Coeur d’Alene police acted appropriately when they arrested a man who lost consciousness and later died.

Post Falls man killed in crash on I-90 near Stateline

A Post Falls man died Monday night in a three-car accident on Interstate 90 near Stateline.

UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 16, 2012

Pedestrian dies after being hit by car

A 75-year-old man has died after being hit by a car in downtown Spokane on Tuesday night.

3 killed in small plane crash near North Bend

NORTH BEND, Wash. — Three people have been killed in the crash of a small plane near North Bend.

UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 2, 2012

One dead in Mead mobile home fire

One woman died in a mobile home fire early this morning in Mead.

Two men die in pickup truck rollover near Cheney

Two men were killed this morning in the crash of a speeding pickup truck west of Cheney.

Pedestrian who died at 2nd & Thor identified

The Spokane County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the pedestrian killed last week when he was struck by a semitrailer truck. Larue Brown, 39, died of head, neck and chest …

Single-vehicle crash kills two UI freshmen

Two University of Idaho students died early Saturday after a one-vehicle accident near Troy, Idaho, police said. According to Idaho State Police, freshmen Wyatt T. Smith, 17, of St. Anthony, …

Bayview victim: ‘I’m just an invalid’

A family is watching TV on a cold Sunday afternoon when a man bursts in, calls them an obscene name and attacks with a hammer, aiming for their heads. One …

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 5, 2011

Post Falls worker dead in car fire

A man reportedly suffering a diabetic reaction was found dead this morning inside his burned car along Seltice Way in Post Falls.

Montana man dies on Highway 12 in Idaho

A Hamilton, Mont. man died today when his car went over an embankment into the Clearwater River in Idaho.

19-year-old killed in car accident near Kellogg

A 19-year-old Idaho man was killed on Saturday when the car he was riding in ran off the Coeur d’Alene River Road, hit a rock embankment and overturned.

Wisconsin man dies rafting Lochsa River

A Wisconsin man drowned while rafting with friends Saturday on the Lochsa River. It was the second rafting fatality in the region this spring, following the death of a Hauser …

Wisconsin man dies in Lochsa River rafting accident

A Wisconsin man drowned while rafting on the Lochsa River on Saturday. This is the second rafting fatality in the region this spring, following the death of a Hauser, Idaho, …

Two killed by boulder on highway near Lewiston

Idaho State Police say two people were killed when the car in which they were riding collided with a boulder that rolled onto Highway 12 near Lewiston.

Sandpoint woman dies following Monday traffic accident

A Sandpoint woman has died from injuries sustained in a traffic accident Monday, the Idaho State Police reported.