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LC student killed in Stevens County collision

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STEVENS COUNTY, Wash. - A 17-year-old Lewis and Clark senior was killed over the weekend after he was involved in a collision about 10 miles west of Chewelah.

Dillon Simpson, of Spokane, was found dead at the scene of the one car crash that happened just before 9 a.m. Sunday.

Dillon was the starting linebacker for the Tiger's football team. He also played on the school's basketball team his Junior year.

He transferred to Lewis and Clark his junior year, but grew up in Inchelium.

Lewis and Clark's football coach, Dave Hughes, described Dillon as "a high energy guy who loved to play football".

Lewis and Clark Principal Shawn Jordan said grief counselors were on hand Monday to speak with students.

Stevens County deputies are still investigating how the collision occurred as Simpson's car was the only one involved.

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