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Posted on: September 12, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Fatal Motorcycle vs Deer Crash on Coulee Hite Road


Fatal Motorcycle vs Deer Crash on Coulee Hite Road

Spokane County Sheriff’s Traffic Unit Investigators are at the scene of a one vehicle fatality motorcycle crash on Coulee Hite Road, east of Wood Rd.  Please use an alternate route as Coulee Hite Rd., east of Wood Rd., will be will be closed during the investigation. 

This morning, just prior to 4:30 a.m., Spokane County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to an injury crash on Coulee Hite Rd. just east of Wood Rd. 

Fire and medical personnel arrived but unfortunately, the adult male driver’s injuries were severe and he was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The motorcycle was traveling west on Coulee Hite Rd. when the collision occurred.

Traffic Unit investigators were called to the scene to continue the investigation.  Coulee Hite Rd., east of Wood Rd., will remain closed for the next couple hours while the scene is processed.  

SIRT Volunteers are providing traffic control during this time and ask drivers to use an alternate route for their morning commute.      

The Spokane County Medical Examiner’s Office will release the name of the driver along with cause and manner of death when appropriate to do so.

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