Deadly Crash On Government Way - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Deadly Crash On Government Way

OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE: A motorist died early Wednesday when he apparently lost control on a slippery roadway, ran off the north side of Government Way and flipped his 2007 GMC pickup.

The crash was reported by a passing motorist at 6:03 a.m. and the male driver was reported as unresponsive at that time. He was pronounced deceased shortly after deputies arrived at the scene.

Identity of the victim will be released by the Spokane County Medical Examiner's Office.

Deputy Tom Warner said it appeared the truck was headed west on Government Way when the driver lost control near the intersection of Aubrey L. White Parkway. Rain had frozen to the road surface overnight making them extremely icy in spots.

Warner said the accident occurred not long before it was discovered by the other motorist. However there were no known witnesses to the crash.

 

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