Spokane Police investigating fatal vehicle vs. pedestrian crash in downtown

SPOKANE, Wash. — Spokane Police department said one person died as a result of a collision in downtown Spokane Saturday.


SPD is investigating after a man died from being hit by a car near Howard Street and First Avenue.  Reports show the car was backing up when it hit the man, pinning him underneath.


Spokane Police and fire departments were able to remove the man from underneath the car.  He was taken to the hospital where he later died from his injuries.


All the people involved in the incident have been accounted for, according to SPD.  Authorities said it does not appear impairment was a factor in the crash.


Spokane police ask any witnesses who have not already been contacted to call crime check.


The identity of the victim has not yet been released.

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