Motorist Charged With Felony In Cyclist Death Case - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Motorist Charged With Felony In Cyclist Death Case

SANDPOINT, Idaho (AP) - A Washington motorist has been charged with vehicular manslaughter for her role in a crash that killed a cyclist and injured a runner competing in a relay race in northern Idaho.

Prosecutors charged 31-year-old Bowdeen S. Kahuhu, of Newport, Wash., in the collision that occurred early Saturday morning near Blanchard.

The Bonner County Daily Bee reports that Kahuhu told investigators she fell asleep at the wheel before she crossed the center line and hit cyclist Patricia Lambie and 17-year-old
Ashleigh Seely. Investigators also say alcohol may have been a factor.

Lambie, 46, of Greenacres, Wash., died from injuries. She was part of a support crew for a 185-mile race that starts in Washington and ends in Idaho.

Kahuhu was arraigned Monday and is being held in the Bonner County Jail on a $50,000 bond.

      
  

(Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Spokane community weighs in on homelessness

    Spokane community weighs in on homelessness

    Tuesday, September 26 2017 2:25 AM EDT2017-09-26 06:25:48 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - It's no secret that Spokane is struggling to fight homelessness in a battle that's been going on for years. People are getting passionate about what is and isn't being done about it. On Monday night, the city of Spokane wanted to hear from the community about tackling the problem of homelessness. Over a hundred people came to the meeting.

    >>

    SPOKANE, Wash. - It's no secret that Spokane is struggling to fight homelessness in a battle that's been going on for years. People are getting passionate about what is and isn't being done about it. On Monday night, the city of Spokane wanted to hear from the community about tackling the problem of homelessness. Over a hundred people came to the meeting.

    >>
  • Help Me Hayley: Spokane company tows away crime magnet

    Help Me Hayley: Spokane company tows away crime magnet

    Monday, September 25 2017 10:18 PM EDT2017-09-26 02:18:57 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - An elderly North Spokane woman has been living in fear for months. She said an estranged relative abandoned a trailer in her backyard and then took off. She said the trailer has now attracted squatters and all sorts of criminal activity. She said she tried desperately to get it removed without any luck.

    >>

    SPOKANE, Wash. - An elderly North Spokane woman has been living in fear for months. She said an estranged relative abandoned a trailer in her backyard and then took off. She said the trailer has now attracted squatters and all sorts of criminal activity. She said she tried desperately to get it removed without any luck.

    >>
  • Explosion reported near Colfax may have been faulty reading

    Explosion reported near Colfax may have been faulty reading

    Monday, September 25 2017 9:26 PM EDT2017-09-26 01:26:30 GMT

    COLFAX, Wash. - Update 6:23 p.m.: Officials with the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network say a reported explosion near Colfax Monday afternoon may have been the result of a faulty reading related to an earthquake in Montana.

    >>

    COLFAX, Wash. - Update 6:23 p.m.: Officials with the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network say a reported explosion near Colfax Monday afternoon may have been the result of a faulty reading related to an earthquake in Montana.

    >>
HD DOPPLER 6i
/