SPOKANE -- A man was killed in a two-vehicle crash near the Spokane Airport late Saturday afternoon.

Spokane Police responded to the wreck at the intersection of outbound West Airport Drive and South Spotted Road at 4:00 p.m.

The driver of one of the vehicles was immediately transported to Sacred Heart Medical Center with life threatening injuries. The adult male driver was pronounced dead shortly after arriving to the hospital, police said.

Traffic leaving the airport was detoured around the crash scene. Drivers were told to expect.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

Police said they would not release the name of the deceased driver until next of kin were notified.

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