Woman killed in Highway 2 accident identified

January 10, 2013 7:42 a.m. - Updated: 11:40 a.m.

The Washington State Patrol has identified the woman killed in a Tuesday night accident on state Highway 2 about four miles north of Spokane.

Dorothy J. Ryan, 47, of Spokane was walking in the highway’s northbound lane at 8:20 p.m. when she was hit by 2002 Ford Focus driven by Sara M. Babcock, 20, of Chattaroy. A news release from the WSP said Ryan was intoxicated. She was taken to Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead, the release said.

Babcock, who was wearing a seat belt, was not injured.

The accident is under investigation. No charges have been filed.

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