SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - A deadly stretch of Spokane Valley road is being re-worked to eliminate a dip known as the "Ponderosa Jump" where two teens were killed in an October crash.
A construction crew will flatten the roadway to prevent speeding cars from flying off the pavement.
The Spokesman-Review reports the asphalt work will take about a week a cost about $25,000.
Officials say a car was speeding close to 70 mph last October when it left the road and hit a tree before reaching the jump. The crash killed two University High School students, Josie Freier and McKenzie Mott, both 15.
The 16-year-old driver, Preston Maher, has been charged in juvenile court with two counts of vehicular homicide.
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