Coeur d'Alene man dies in high speed crash

car crashA 23-year-old man is dead and another is alive after a tragic crash early Friday morning in Post Falls.

The collision happened around 2am. The occupants were driving on 4th Ave. approaching Seltice Way at a high rate of speed. The vehicle was negotiating a slight left curve when it went off the right shoulder, struck a large boulder and rolled. The vehicle came to rest in a field on the south side of the roadway.  

Derrick Starke, a 23-year-old Coeur d'Alene man, was treated on scene for minor injures.  Patrick Sparr, also a 23-year-old Coeur d'Alene man, was pronounced deceased at the scene. 

No seatbelts were in use.   

The investigation into the vehicle's driver is ongoing.

(story: Nichole Mischke, KHQ Right Now Reporter,; image:

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