Deputies assist with truck rescue


Last updated 7/6/2017 at 8:32am

Spokane County Sheriff's Office

Spokane County Sheriff's Office Deputy Brad Humphrey dives to inspect a pickup truck and boat trailer that went off the end of the Silver Lake boat launch last Friday, June 30.

Spokane County Sheriff's Office deputies assisted a man whose truck and trailer were submerged in Silver Lake, just east of the city of Medical Lake, on June 30.

According to a news release, after he heard his boat motor scraping against the ground, the man parked his truck on the ramp. While he was in the boat, the truck popped out of park, and began rolling backward into the water with the boat and trailer still attached.

Deputies Travis Pendell and Fred Morford arrived at the scene and requested additional resources to remove the boat and trailer from under the dock. Deputy Brad Humphr...

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