Thursday, December 14, 2017

Fatality Crash US95 at milepost 272, Craigmont

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District 2 Patrol 2700 North and South Highway Lewiston, ID 83501-1732
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For Immediate Release: 12/14/2017 9:42 pm
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On December 14th at 1:18 pm, the Idaho State Police investigated a two vehicle fatality crash on US95 at milepost 272, near Craigmont, Idaho. Richard C. Huntley, 91, of Craigmont, Idaho, was driving a silver 2001 Ford Ranger pickup, northbound on US95, when he attempted to turn left onto Westlake Road. Mr. Huntley failed to yield to a white 2006 Dodge Ram 2500 pickup, driven by Edward B. Rice, 33, of Clarkston, Washington and was struck by Mr. Rice. Both drivers were wearing their seatbelts at the time of the crash. Mr. Rice was not injured and Mr. Huntley was transported to St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center in Lewiston where he later succumbed to his injuries. Next of kin has been notified. The investigation is ongoing.