If you haven’t left home yet, avoid Broadway from Havana to Alki. A news release from the Spokane Police Department says that section of roadway has been shut down following a fatal crash that happened just before 6 this morning.

Based on witness statements and preliminary evidence at the scene, investigators believe a car was traveling at a high rate of speed westbound on Broadway. It crashed when the driver was unable to negotiate the curve at Alki Way. Investigators also determined alcohol was a factor in the crash. A passenger didn’t survive the crash. The drivers is at an area hospital with unknown injuries and under arrest for Vehicular Homicide. The identities of both the passenger and the driver will be released when the passenger’s next of kin have been notified.

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