By Matthew Stephens
The Journal 

Ritzville motorist dies following moose crash


Last updated 1/18/2022 at 10:17am

Linda Pantzer | The Journal

Moose crossings are common in this area, and drivers should be wary during the winter season when low-visibility conditions effect the roadways.

MEDICAL LAKE – A Ritzville man has died Jan 15 from injuries he sustained in a crash with a moose on Interstate 90 three days earlier.

Scott J. Brodie, 63, died at Sacred Heart Hospital in Spokane, the Washington State Patrol reported Tuesday morning, Jan. 18.

According to the patrol, Brodie died from injuries he sustained in a 6:18 p.m. crash Jan. 12.

Brodie's 2010 Mazda 3 was westbound on the interstate with passenger 60-year-old Elizabeth H. Glazatcheff, also from Ritzville, when their vehicle struck the moose near Milepost 264, the patrol said.

The moose had walked onto the intestat...

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