Saturday, August 31, 2019

Injury Crash Blanchard Cutoff and Coyote Pass, Spirit Lake, ID

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District 1 Patrol 615 West Wilbur Ave. Coeur d'Alene, ID 83815
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For Immediate Release: <08/31/19 20:30>
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On Saturday, August 31, at approximately 5:00 PM, the Idaho State Police responded to a motor vehicle crash near the intersection of Blanchard Cutoff and Coyote Pass, north of Spirit Lake, Idaho. A white 2009 Suzuki Equator, driven by Gregg Ross (28 year old male of Priest River, ID), was eastbound on Blanchard Cutoff at a high rate of speed. Ross lost control, and entered the westbound ditch, striking a tree. The passenger, Brittany Hunter (27 year old female of Post Falls, ID) was ejected from the vehicle. Two other juveniles were in the back of the vehicle. Ross and the two juveniles were transported by ground ambulance to Kootenai Health. Hunter was transported by air ambulance to Kootenai Health. All have non-lifethreatening injuries. Ross and Hunter were not wearing seatbelts. The juveniles were in car seats. The investigation is ongoing.