Otis Orchards wreck kills woman near Starr Road

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by KREM.com

KREM.com

Posted on February 20, 2014 at 6:28 PM

Updated Friday, Feb 21 at 7:39 AM

OTIS ORCHARDS, Wash. – A wreck near Starr Road and East River Road killed one person Thursday evening according to authorities. Deputies found a woman's body near the vehicle.

Officials got a call around 4 p.m. about a car over the embankment on East River Road. The caller also said there appeared to be a body near the car.

Authorities said the victim was going east on River Road, drove over the embankment and rolled multiple times before coming to rest.

Spokane County Deputies said the car was approximately 150 feet down the embankment on the north side of the Spokane River. The driver was ejected from the vehicle, but no other vehicles were involved according to officials. The driver was not wearing a seatbelt.

Investigators believe the crash happened sometime after 7 p.m. Wednesday night.

It is unknown what caused the victim to leave the roadway.

 

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