from Police Report
Man Dies In Vehicle Collision
At about 6:42 pm Spokane Police responded to an injury hit and run collision at the intersection of Sprague and Division. Upon arrival Police contacted witnesses who stated that a silver truck was northbound on Division and turned westbound on Sprague. The bicyclist was southbound in the west crosswalk of Division when he was struck by the pickup. The truck then fled the scene, but was followed by one of the witnesses until he returned to the scene.
The victim was treated at the scene by Spokane Fire Department personnel, and transported to the hospital with life threatening injuries. The name of the victim is being withheld until notification of next of kin. The victim died as a result of his injuries. The driver of the the truck Scott C Reckord DOB 12-29-60 was interviewed and it was determined that Reckord had the odor of alcohol on his breath. Reckord was given field sobriety test which he failed. Reckord was arrested for VEHICULAR HOMICIDE and FELONY HIT AND RUN.
Reckord's vehicle was towed from the scene as evidence. Traffic collision investigators responded to the scene. The investigation is ongoing.
Reckord was booked for the above listed charges. The charge of vehicular homicide was used because it was determined that Reckord was intoxicated at the time of the collision.