Arrest for vehicular homicide at 3rd & Division


Pedestrian killed in collision at 3rd and Division

Spokane Police say a 62-year-old man has been arrested for vehicular homicide following a crash that killed a pedestrian on 3rd and Division Monday morning.

Police responded to the crash around 10 a.m. A van collided with two vehicles and then struck a pedestrian while headed northbound on S. Division St., through E. 3rd Ave. The van exited Interstate 90 prior to the crash. Spokane Police and the Spokane Fire Department responded to the scene, however the pedestrian died from their injuries from the crash. 

Spokane Police spoke with witnesses and the driver of the van was cooperating with the investigation. The roads were closed for several hours while Major Crimes detectives and traffic investigators conducted their investigation. The driver of the van has been identified as 62-year-old Michael J. Lucey. He was arrested and booked into the Spokane County Jail for Vehicular Homicide.

The two victim vehicles and the van were the only vehicles involved in the crash and the respective drivers have been contacted. The roadway has been reopened as of Monday afternoon.

If you witnessed this crash and have not already been contacted by police, you're asked to call crime check at (509) 456-2233.

(story and photo: KHQ.com)