SPD Investigates Fatal Auto-Pedestrian Collision - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

SPD Investigates Fatal Auto-Pedestrian Collision

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SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police received a report of an auto-pedestrian collision late Thursday night.

The collision happened near the corner of N. Ash Street and W. Sharp Avenue. Officers on the scene say they located an adult man in the road way with an adult women who was the driver.

50-year-old Melvin W. Hobbs was taken to the hospital where he was later pronounced dead. Officers blocked of that area to further investigate the scene and the incident.

Hobbs suffered a basilar skull fracture due to blunt impact to head.

According to SPD initial investigation indicates the man was crossing the street when he was hit by a vehicle heading south down N. Ash.Investigators do not believe alcohol or speed were factors of the driver in this incident. Witnesses say the man was not on a crosswalk at the time of the incident.

As of right now no arrests have been made the investigation is on going.

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