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Woman Killed On Highway 195 Saturday Morning

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SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. -

The name of the driver has been identified. Officials say 21 year old Braden Bundy of Spokane fell asleep at the wheel, resulting in his car going off the road and hitting a tree. His passenger, Kelsey Heidecker also of Spokane, was killed.  Charges may be pending in the case. 

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Tow trucks are now on scene of a fatal accident that happened on Highway 195 early Saturday morning.  A semi-truck was driving northbound when it crashed into two trees on the side of the highway.  The male driver sustained minor injuries.  His female passenger was pronounced dead at the scene.  The cause of the wreck is under investigation.  Officials do not believe weather was a factor in this incident. 
Both lanes were closed for 30 minutes  immediately following crash because trees blocked the entire highway.

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According to WSP,  a woman was killed after a semi truck crashed into a tree this morning, sending the tree onto Highway 195. 
It happened around 7a.m.on US 195 northbound from Milepost 83, Smythe Road to Milepost 85 near Stuttler road, 4 miles north of Spangle.  Authorities say emergency crews were called to extricate the woman who was a passenger in the semi-truck.WSP confirms the woman is deceased.  Officials say that trees are currently blocking one lane on the  roadway. A tow truck is in route.  Reporter Lindsay Nadrich is heading to the scene. We'll continue to update you as information becomes available.

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