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UPDATED: Tue., June 18, 2019, 8:17 p.m.

Spokane woman killed in crash north of Newport; husband faces charge of vehicular homicide

A woman from Spokane was killed Monday afternoon when a car she was in rolled down a steep embankment north of Newport in Pend Oreille County.

Man dies 11 days after crash. Kennewick police investigate as possible vehicular homicide.

A Pasco man has died after a crash in Kennewick April 3.

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 23, 2019, 9:53 p.m.

Man found guilty of vehicular homicide, possession of meth in 2016 crash that killed bicyclist

A jury convicted a man of vehicular homicide and possession of methamphetamine stemming from a 2016 crash that killed a bicyclist in downtown Spokane.

UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 23, 2018, 12:43 p.m.

Liberty Lake police arrest suspect in fatal hit-and-run crash

Pavel Kanyushkin, 21, was arrested Monday evening and faces a charge of vehicular homicide.

UPDATED: Thu., May 10, 2018, 10:07 p.m.

Court documents show vehicular homicide victim was dragged

Spokane police are continuing to investigate a woman accused of hitting a 25-year-old man with her car in April and dragging him more than a third of a mile.

Man charged in hit-and-run crash that killed 3 near Lakewood

A man accused of killing three people in a hit-and-run crash on Interstate 5 in Lakewood has been charged with vehicular homicide and failing to remain at the scene of …

Man who killed woman in Fife crash gets 23 years

A man who killed a woman when he rammed her car at high speeds while fleeing from police has been sentenced to 23 years in prison.

UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 5, 2017, 10:27 p.m.

Spokane man charged with vehicular homicide

A man was charged with vehicular homicide Tuesday after the truck he was driving slammed into a vehicle stopped at a stoplight in Spokane Valley, killing the driver.

UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 10, 2017, 8:50 p.m.

Woman killed by van at Third and Division has been identified

The woman struck and killed by a car at Third Avenue and Division Street Monday has been identified as 50-year-old Patti Jo Hill.

Man accused of killing two in DUI crash found sobbing on the side of the road

A man driving during a crash that killed two people south of Spokane Valley early Saturday morning was found sobbing on the side of the road, saying it was his …

UPDATED: Wed., May 3, 2017, 9:33 p.m.

Vehicular homicide prison sentence for Bryan Storms shortened by one year after some evidence thrown out

Despite the pleas of his family, Bryan J. Storms was again sentenced to a lengthy prison term Wednesday for causing a crash that killed a man and seriously injured two …

Driver sentenced to work release for crash that killed construction worker

A driver who killed a worker at a construction site near Issaquah while looking at his cellphone has been sentenced to six months of work release.

UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 7, 2017, 7:09 p.m.

WSP arrests woman wanted for tampering with alcohol bracelet while awaiting vehicular homicide trial

The Washington State Patrol arrested a woman Tuesday morning who is suspected of tampering with her alcohol monitoring bracelet while waiting for her trial on a vehicular homicide charge.

Woman who struck and killed bicyclist had been drinking, WSP says

A woman who struck and killed a bicyclist near Airway Heights early Sunday morning had been drinking and was driving on the shoulder of Highway 2, court documents show.

Investigators say argument could be factor in fatal crash on Bigelow Gulch Road

Investigators believe a woman was arguing with her boyfriend when their car veered into oncoming traffic, causing a fatal head-on collision Sunday night on Bigelow Gulch Road.

Off-duty deputy injured, daughter killed in Ephrata crash

A Grant County corrections deputy was seriously injured and his young daughter killed Wednesday in a traffic crash caused by a suspected DUI driver who allegedly ran a stop sign.

Witnesses say driver accused of killing Mt. Spokane High School student was going faster than 100 mph

Witnesses of a crash that killed a Mt. Spokane High School sophomore and left his best friend fighting for his life Saturday night told investigators that the car that struck …

Mt. Spokane High student dies in wreck, driver charged with homicide

A Spokane man has been charged with vehicular homicide in a two-car collision that killed a juvenile Saturday night and injured two others on U.S. 395 one mile north of …

Man who struck, killed great-grandmother on Spokane sidewalk sentenced to prison

A man will spend more than four years in prison for striking and killing a great-grandmother with an SUV last summer.

Lawmakers consider tougher vehicular homicide penalties

A bill making its way through the Washington statehouse would create stiffer penalties for vehicular homicide.

Man faces new charges after car crash victim dies

A man charged with vehicular assault after a July crash is now facing a charge of vehicular homicide after the man he struck died of his injuries nearly a month …

Bond increased for vehicular homicide suspect

The bond for Carrah C. Goble, 24, was doubled to $200,000 Friday after her charge was changed from vehicular assault to vehicular homicide.

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 8, 2015, 12:51 p.m.

Man injured in Tuesday’s I-90 crash dies at Sacred Heart; suspected drunken driver will face vehicular homicide charge

A man involved in a five car crash on I-90 caused by a suspected drunk driver going the wrong way died of his injuries Thursday morning.

Driver sentenced to jail time in fatal collision on U.S. 95

Erin Noel Walker’s life was an unfinished symphony, loved ones said after she died on a bend in the highway south of Coeur d’Alene one warm evening two summers ago. …

UPDATED: Fri., July 17, 2015, 4:40 p.m.

Bicyclist killed Wednesday identified

The man hit and killed by a pickup while riding his bicycle on Mission Avenue Wednesday has been identified as Baltazar Gonzalez-Hernandez, 45.

Driver gets short sentence for killing Spokane Valley woman in drug-fueled crash

Brett Birge was in the middle of a raging drug blackout the day he got into at least four car accidents two summers ago as he sped recklessly through Spokane …

Fatally injured pedestrian had been drinking with driver, police say

The driver arrested Wednesday for allegedly hitting and killing a pedestrian on U.S. Highway 2 had been drinking with the victim at a local bar prior to the collision, according …

Driver gets 78 months for vehicular homicide

If Priest Lake native Scott Moore were alive today, he’d be tending asparagus in his railroad-tie-bordered garden, his wife, Darcie Humphrey Moore, said Monday. “It takes three seasons to grow …

Trial pushed for teen driver accused of homicide

Preston Maher, 16, will go to trial in October facing vehicular homicide charges in the deaths of McKenzie Mott and Josie Freier in a single-vehicle collision that occurred last fall.

16-year-old pleads not guilty to killing classmates in crash

Preston Maher pleaded not guilty earlier this week in the October deaths of University High School classmates McKenzie Mott and Josie Freier following a car crash. He faces up to …