Driver dies after colliding with bridge - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Driver dies after colliding with bridge

SPOKANE, Wash. - A Spokane man lost his life Tuesday night after the car he was driving struck a bridge abutment. 

Spokane Police responded to the collision on Napa just south of Trent at about 7:15 p.m.  

Two passers-by called 911 to report the mid 90s Ford Thunderbird had hit the bridge. When the first officer arrived, the 58-year-old driver was unconscious and not breathing.  Medics responded and transported the male to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

There were no witnesses to the collision and it is unknown what caused the crash. 

The Spokane Police Department's collision reconstruction team responded and are taking over the investigation.

The driver was the only person in the vehicle at the time of the collision.

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