Sunday, March 10, 2019

Fatal crash US95 at Boekel Rd near Hayden, ID

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District 1 Patrol 615 West Wilbur Ave. Coeur d'Alene, ID 83815
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For Immediate Release: 03/10/2019 03:02 AM
Please direct questions to the District Office

On March 9th, 2019 at approximately 8:41 pm the Idaho State Police responded to a fatal crash northbound US95 at Boekel Rd. Cory Kreager, 35 years old of Priest River, ID, was travelling eastbound on Boekel Road in a black 2008 Ford F350 when he failed to stop at the stop sign. He impacted Vern Allen, 74 of Cocolalla ID, who was travelling northbound on US95 in a gold 2003 Dodge Caravan. Kreager impacted the van on the driver's side and Ryan Allen, 38 of Cocolalla, ID, was ejected from the vehicle. Ryan Allen was pronounced deceased at the scene. All the occupants of both vehicles were wearing their seatbelts. Vern Allen and his passengers, Patricia Allen, 71 of Cocolalla, and Troy Allen, 51 of Sandpoint, were transported to Kootenai Health. Alcohol is suspected to be a factor and the investigation is ongoing.