UPDATE: Woman Identified In Fatal Crash Near Long Lake - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

UPDATE: Woman Identified In Fatal Crash Near Long Lake

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LONG LAKE, Wash. - UPDATE: 
The woman killed in a car crash near Long Lake Thursday night has been identified as 27-year-old Jolene Picard. 

Emergency responders found Picard's SUV severely damaged and wrapped around a tree in the area of West Long Lake Road and West South Bank Road. 

A fire official with Fire District #5 said the SUV was obviously traveling at a high rate of speed, and also added it was the worst crash he had seen in 26 years on the job. 

Picard was the only person in the vehicle at the time of the crash, and was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The Sheriff's Department told KHQ they found beer cans in the car and a heavy smell of alcohol at the scene. They say alcohol most likely played a factor in the crash. 

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