The Spokesman-Review reports that Teri M. Scheele, 29, of Spokane was arrested on charges of Vehicular Homicide after she drove the wrong way on Interstate 90 causing an accident which killed Kenneth J. Hardin, 27, of Post Falls.
According to the report, the Spokane Valley fatal car accident occurred around 3am in the eastbound lanes of I-90 near Barker. Scheele was driving west in the eastbound when she hit the car driven by Hardin head-on.
Hardin was taken to Sacred Heart Hospital in Spokane where he died of his injuries.
Vehicular Homicide can be charged if a person is killed in a car accident and a driver was driving under the influence of alcohol, driving recklessly or driving with reckless disregard to the safety of others.
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