Freak car accident kills east Spokane County woman

Freak car accident kills east Spokane County woman

A Spokane County woman was fatally injured Friday morning in a freak car accident in East Spokane County.

Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the 11700 block of N. Forker Rd. at 7:40 a.m. for the report of a vehicle with a driver who appeared to be severely injured.

Initial information indicates a 59-year-old woman stopped on her long rural driveway and began exiting the vehicle. However, the vehicle remained in gear and started to roll. The woman stayed with the vehicle but wasn’t able to make it back inside to regain control. The vehicle rolled down the driveway and crashed into a fence.

The driver sustained severe injured and was later pronounced dead at the scene.

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