Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Fatal Crash South of Cambridge

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District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian 83642
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For Immediate Release: 12/14/2016 11:06 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

Shortly before 3:00 p.m. today, December 14, 2016, the Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle fatal crash on US95 at milepost 109, about 4 miles south of Cambridge. Kota Inoue, age 51 of Moscow was traveling southbound on US95 in a 2005 Toyota Prius. Cole Brown, age 19, of Council was northbound on US95 in a 2001 Dodge pickup pulling a stock trailer. As the two vehicles approached one another, Inoue crossed over the center line into the northbound lanes, where he sideswiped the Dodge and the trailer. Inoue was transported by ground ambulance to St. Lukes Hospital in Meridian, where he succumbed to his injuries. Brown was not injured. Both subjects were wearing their seatbelts. Traffic was blocked for approximately four hours. Notification has been made to the family. This crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.