Officials identify driver killed in fiery Spokane Valley crash

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by KREM.com

KREM.com

Posted on April 29, 2013 at 8:05 AM

Updated Saturday, Nov 9 at 11:20 AM

SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. -- One man died Monday morning when his vehicle drove off the road near Mission and Felts. The Spokane County Medical Examiner confirmed that Dustin Andrew Christensen, 37, died.

 Authorities at the scene said Christensen’s vehicle slammed head-on into a tree and then hit a fence. The car was on fire when authorities arrived. Crews used five fire extinguishers to keep the flames down.

Paramedics rushed Christensen to the hospital where he was initially listed in critical condition, but has since died. 

Deputies said alcohol may have been a contributing factor in the collision.

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