Hit-and-run victim identified

SPOKANE VALLEY — Spokane County authorities have finally released the name of the victim of a hit-and-run incident on Jan. 24.

Maegen Engh, 46, of Spokane Valley, died of her injuries in an area hospital on Feb. 13, according to the Spokane County Medical Examiner’s Office. She had been in the hospital since being struck by a Jeep.

The Medical Examiner’s Office has yet to release the exact cause of her death.

The driver of the Jeep, John R. Townshed, 64, of Spokane Valley, was arrested for hit-and-run injury and remains in the Spokane County Jail on $25,000 bail.

He is also facing charges of t...


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