IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE
District 1 Patrol 615 West Wilbur Ave. Coeur d'Alene, ID 83815
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On June 23, 2017 at 4:42 PM a fatal crash occurred on US95 at milepost 449, near Athol, Idaho. A teal 1996 Ford Taurus station wagon driven by James W. Brown, 86, of Cocolalla, Idaho was traveling northbound when for an unknown reason it went off the road on to the left shoulder. Mr. Brown struck the end of the guardrail, lost control of his vehicle and came to rest on the right shoulder near the concrete barrier. Mr. Brown was pronounced deceased at the scene. The passenger, Patricia E. Brown, 84, of Cocolalla, Idaho was uninjured. Both occupants of the vehicle were wearing their seatbelts.