Michele Renee Purkey Killed in Pedestrian Accident on North Division Street in Spokane


Michele Renee Purkey Killed in Pedestrian Accident on North Division Street in Spokane
Michele Renee Purkey Killed in Pedestrian Accident on North Division Street in SpokaneMichele Renee Purkey Killed in Pedestrian Accident on North Division Street in Spokane

53-Year-Old Woman Dead and One Injured in Crash on North Division Street and Cozza Drive

 
SPOKANE, WA (January 16, 2018) – Around 5:30 PM on Friday night, a fatal crash was reported on North Division Street and Cozza Drive near Costco.
 
According to reports, an adult male was jaywalking on Division St and made it mid-way, when he was struck by a southbound vehicle. A woman who had witnessed the accident went into the road to assist the injured man.
 
While aiding the man, both people were hit by a second car that was traveling southbound. The man sustain critical injuries and the woman was pronounced dead on the scene. The female victim was identified by the Spokane County Medical Examiner as 53-year-old Michele Renee Purkey. She suffered severe head injuries including skull fractures and brain lacerations due to the impact of the crash. The man was transferred to a local hospital in critical condition.
 
North Division St was closed off for about 5 hours while authorities investigated and conducted interviews. Both drivers remained at the scene and cooperated with officials. At this time, no citations or arrests have been made.
 
If you have any additional information on the fatal crash, contact Crime Check at (509) 456-2233.


Wishing the family and friends of Michele Renee Purkey courage and comfort in this difficult time. May she rest in peace.


When losing a loved one in a pedestrian accident, it is important to have strong legal representation on your side to achieve the justice you and your family deserve. Contact the wrongful death lawyers at Sweet Law Group by calling (800) 203-3061, and speak to an experienced legal professional about your case. We have dealt with wrongful death, personal injury, car accident, and many other cases for years, and know what it takes to win.
 

 

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