Saturday, October 5, 2019

Fatal Crash NB US95 MP223 South of Whitebird

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District 1 Patrol 615 West Wilbur Ave. Coeur d'Alene, ID 83815
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For Immediate Release: 10/05/19 01:59
Please direct questions to the District Office

On October 4, 2019 at approximately 6:12 pm a fatal crash occurred on US95 at milepost 223, just south of Whitebird . A silver 1996 Dodge pickup driven by Nicholas Holland, 20 years old, of Sandpoint, was traveling northbound when he sideswiped a white 2006 Toyota Corolla driven by Theresa Saunders 26 years old, Pullman Wa. Mr. Holland then crossed the southbound lane and down a 200ft embankment. Mr. Holland was partially ejected from the vehicle and pronounced deceased at the scene. Holland?s passenger Wesley Holland, 20 years old, of Sandpoint, was transported to Syringa Hospital in Grangeville and released with minor injuries. Ms. Saunders and her passenger Benjamin Saunders, 26 years old, of Pullman Wa, sustained no injuries and were both wearing seatbelts. Mr. Holland was not wearing a seatbelt, it is unsure if his passenger was wearing a seatbelt. Next of kin has been notified. Investigation continues.