Idaho State Police Reporting 3 Fatal Vehicle Accidents Over the Weekend
Idaho State Police responded to 3 vehicle accidents over the weekend that resulted in fatalities. One accident was a single-vehicle crash, another was between a pickup truck and a semi-truck, and the third was a pedestrian killed on a highway.
2 Killed in Accident near Island Park Sunday
ISP are investigating an accident that happened Sunday afternoon before 3 on US 20 at milepost 391.1 in Fremont County. The accident blocked traffic on the highway for around 4 hours:
A 49-year-old male with a 49-year-old female passenger, both from Belgrade, Montana, were traveling eastbound on US20 in a 2010 GMC Sierra pickup truck. A 53-year-old male of Blackfoot, Idaho, with a 52-year-old female passenger of Idaho Falls were traveling westbound in a 2021 Peterbilt semi-truck. The GMC crossed into the eastbound lane where it was struck by the Peterbilt.
Both occupants of the GMC succumbed to their injuries at the scene. The passenger of the Peterbilt was transported via air ambulance to a local hospital.
Pedestrian Struck by Car Near Minico High School Dies
On Saturday, at about 7:30 PM ISP began investigating a fatality accident on State Highway 25 near Minico High School:
A 56-year-old female from Rupert was walking on the shoulder of westbound Highway 25. A 2015 Toyota Camry was being driven westbound on Highway 25 by a 38-year-old male from Kingman, Arizona, when the female walked out into the westbound lanes and was struck.
The female pedestrian succumbed to her injuries at the scene.
The driver of the Toyota was transported by private vehicle to a local hospital.
Female Driver Dies in Car Accident in Kootenai County
Idaho State Police are investigating an accident that happened Saturday morning just before 10:
a 68-year-old female from Post Falls, Idaho was traveling in a Honda CRV eastbound on Seltice Way. A tree in the median fell over the eastbound lanes of travel and impacted the Honda CRV. The female driver died at the scene. There were no other occupants in the Honda CRV.
Seltice Way was closed for about 2 hours as crews cleaned up debris and cleared the scene.
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