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Spokane Police investigating body found in road

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SPOKANE, Wash. -

Spokane Police are investigating what they are calling a "fatal incident" on Columbia Avenue Monday evening.

Police received a call around 5:30 p.m. of a man in the road in the 1600 block of E. Columbia Ave. and was injured. Police officers, firefighters and medical personnel arrived and found the man with traumatic injuries. Life saving measures were unsuccessful and the man was pronounced dead on the scene.

Right now police are interviewing several people and processing the scene for evidence. Major Crimes detectives will be taking over the investigation. People are asked to take alternative routes as E. Columbia is expected to be closed for several hours between Helena and Pittsburg.

Spokane Police say there is not a danger to the public.

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