Three dead after wrong-way crash - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Three dead after wrong-way crash

SPOKANE, Wash. - Three people were killed early Thursday morning in a wrong-way crash on I-90.

The Washington State Patrol says 22-year-old Sterling Kruger was heading west in the eastbound lanes of I-90 just after 2 a.m. and entered the Highway 2 onramp the wrong way where he collided with another car head-on.

Kruger and the two people in the other car, Trina Erickson, 47, and 61-year-old James Bolton were killed in the collision. Erickson and Bolton were wearing their seatbelts, Kruger was not.

The onramp was closed for approximately five hours as authorities investigated the collision and cleared the scene.

It is unknown if drugs or alcohol were a factor in the collision.

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