Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Fatal crash North of Spirit Lake idaho

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District 1 Patrol 615 West Wilbur Ave. Coeur d'Alene, ID 83815
(208) 209-8620
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For Immediate Release: 05/15/2017 7:32 PM PST Please direct questions to the District Office

On May 15, 2017 at approximately 7:32 p.m. a fatal crash occurred on Spirit Lake Cutoff and Peregrine Rd, north of Spirit Lake, Idaho. A green 1995 Subaru Legacy with three occupants was traveling northbound on Spirit Lake Cutoff when the driver lost control entering the southbound ditch striking several mailboxes. The vehicle overturned and came to rest on its top blocking the roadway for approximately six hours. At this time it is unclear who was driving the vehicle. The vehicle was occupied by Jose F. Sosa Jr, 55, of Coeur D?Alene and two juvenile Males. One Juvenile male was ejected from the vehicle and was deceased at the scene. Only one of the juvenile males was wearing a safety restraint. Deceased juvenile was transported to Sherman and Knapp funeral home in Spirit Lake, Idaho, Sosa was transported by air ambulance to Kootenai Health, and the juvenile male was transported by ground ambulance to Kootenai Health. The Vehicle was towed by Newport Towing. Next of kin have been notified and the investigation is ongoing.