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Posted on: September 8, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Fatal Motorcycle Crash on Appleway near Idaho State Line


Fatal Motorcycle Crash on Appleway near Idaho State Line

Late last night, Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to a serious injury collision involving a motorcycle and passenger car.  The female driver of the motorcycle, pronounced deceased at the scene, is believed to have crossed over the center line, striking the car head-on.  The driver of the passenger car was not injured and was cooperative with investigators at the scene.  

On September 7, 2017, at approximately 10:50 p.m., Spokane County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a reported serious injury collision in the 26700 block of E. Appleway Ave. in Spokane County. 

During the initial investigation, deputies learned the adult female rider of a Harley-Davidson had just left Cruisers Bar and was traveling west on Appleway Ave.  She crossed over the center line and struck an eastbound Volkswagen Jetta head-on. 

The rider of the motorcycle sustained serious injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene.   

The adult female driver of the Jetta was not injured.

Traffic Unit Investigators were called to the scene to continue the investigation.  The driver of the Jetta was cooperative and showed no signs of impairment.

The name of the deceased will be released by the Spokane County Medical Examiner’s Office when appropriate to do so.

Speed and impairment are believed to be factors in this fatal crash. 

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