Overnight Sprague crash kills Spokane Valley driver

Overnight Sprague crash kills Spokane Valley driver

Overnight Sprague crash kills Spokane Valley driver

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by KREM.com

KREM.com

Posted on May 16, 2013 at 1:13 PM

Updated Sunday, Nov 24 at 6:52 PM

SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash.--a 50-year-old driver died Wednesday night when his vehicle slammed head-on into a pole near Sprague and Fancher.

Authorities said the driver died at the scene.

Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies arrived on scene around 11:45 p.m. The four-door sedan had hit a power pole. Investigators determined that the driver was traveling westbound on Sprague and had not been wearing his seatbelt.

The passenger was wearing a seatbelt. Authorities said the 30-year-old passenger was responsive and suffered minor injuries.

Deputies believe alcohol and/or drugs were contributing factors to the crash.

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