Fatal Auto/Pedestrian Crash on Sprague at Perrine
Spokane Valley Sheriff’s Deputies and Traffic Unit Investigators responded to an auto/pedestrian crash on Sprague, west of Pines. The adult female pedestrian was transported to the hospital where she later died. The adult female driver was not impaired or driving recklessly and was not charged.
On December 19, 2019, at approximately 4:45 p.m., Spokane Valley Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the report of a vehicle/pedestrian collision on Sprague at Perrine.
Arriving Deputies learned the 21-year-old female driver was traveling west on Sprague from Pines when the collision occurred. She cooperated throughout the investigation and she was determined to not be intoxicated nor impaired.
Spokane Valley Fire personnel responded and provided medical care. The 66-year-old female pedestrian was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries and later, pronounced deceased.
Traffic Unit Investigators were requested to continue the investigation. They noted visibility was decreased due to darkness, wet roads, and continued rain. The pedestrian was wearing dark clothing and attempting to cross Sprague at Perrine, from south to north, when the collision occurred. No crosswalk or signals are at the location.
The driver was not issued citations or criminally charged.