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Posted on: January 28, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Traffic Unit Investigates Fatal Hit and Run Vehicle/Pedestrian Collision on E. Sprague

Traffic Unit Investigates Fatal Hit and Run Vehicle/Pedestrian Collision on E. Sprague and Asks for Your Help 

The Spokane Valley Sheriff’s Traffic Unit is investigating a fatal vehicle/pedestrian hit and run collision in the 12800 block of E. Sprague last night in Spokane Valley.  This fatal incident occurred on January 27, 2023, between the hours of 9:40 pm and 10:15 pm.  

Investigators are asking for anyone who may have information regarding what occurred or can help identify the vehicle/suspect involved to call Corporal T. Miller at 509-477-3195.  

They also ask businesses in the area that capture video of Sprague Avenue or may have captured anything suspicious in the surrounding area that may help with this investigation to contact Corporal T. Miller at 509-477-3195.    

On January 27, 2023, at approximately 10:15 pm, Spokane Valley Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the call of a female who appeared to be deceased on the north side of the road, 12805 E. Sprague.  

Deputies and Spokane Valley Fire personnel arrived and located the adult female victim, pronounced deceased, at the scene.  

Spokane Valley Traffic Unit Investigators were called to the scene.

Initial information indicates the victim left Yokes, 13014 E Sprague Ave, at approximately 9:41 pm and was crossing Sprague from south to north, toward Hometown Studios, 12803 E. Sprague, when she was struck by a vehicle traveling westbound.   

No one reported anything or called in the collision until 10:15 pm when a person reported finding the deceased victim.   

Investigators believe the suspect vehicle will have right-front, passenger’s side damage.

The Spokane County Medical Examiner’s Office will release the name of the victim at a later time when appropriate.  

Investigators are asking for anyone who may have information regarding what occurred or can help identify the vehicle/suspect involved to call Corporal T. Miller at 509-477-3195.  

They also ask businesses in the area that capture video of Sprague Avenue or may have captured anything suspicious that may help with this investigation to contact Corporal T. Miller at 509-477-3195.   

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