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UPDATE: WSP Identify Woman Who Suffered Medical Condition Causing Fatal I-90 Crash

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Spokane County Medical Examiner's Office: Siebenforcher died from spinal cord and brainstem lacerations due to a cervical spine fracture which was caused by blunt head and neck injury.

ORIGINAL STORY:

SPOKANE, Wash. - Just before 7am on Monday morning, WSP and emergency crews responded to a single vehicle collision West bound on I-90 at Argonne. WSP has confirmed that one woman has died in that crash.

The person driving has been identified as 55-year-old Paulette Siebenforcher. She was driving a white '94 Kia Spectra when she attempted to enter the westbound I-90 onramp at Argonne and went off the roadway to the left, across the dirt embankment and across all three westbound lanes of traffic before coming to a rest against the inside barrier, blocking the left lane of westbound traffic.

The woman did not die from the impact of the crash but rather from a medical condition that caused her to drive off the road. The woman was driving a small white passenger car, and WSP is asking that anyone who may have seen this crash or seen this car driving before the crash call 509-227-6566 as they are trying to gather more information.

The crash was cleared just before 8:30am.



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