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Fatality in West Plains single-vehicle crash


Last updated 6/12/2020 at 3:48pm

AIRWAY HEIGHTS -- One person was killed in a single-vehicle rollover crash that occurred early Friday morning on West Trails Road near North Old Trails Road.

Spokane County Sheriff's Office deputies along with officers from the Kalispell Tribal Police and Airway Heights Police responded to a report of the crash at approximately 2:15 a.m. on June 12. In a news release from the county, an eyewitness and evidence at the scene indicated a Honda driven by a male was traveling east on West Trails Road when it left the roadway, drove into the ditch, overturned and struck a tree. The eyewitness said the vehicle did not appear to be speeding or doing anything out of the ordinary.

The adult male driver was pronounced dead at the scene. An adult female passenger in the vehicle was removed by Kalispell and Airway Heights officers, given medical treatment and transported to a hospital with what appeared to be non-life threatening injuries.

The accident remains under investigation and no further information is available at this time.


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