Monday, December 23, 2019

Fatal Vehicle vs Pedestrian crash Appleway/US95, CDA

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District 1 Patrol 615 West Wilbur Ave. Coeur d'Alene, ID 83815
(208) 209-8620
Fax (208) 209-8619

For Immediate Release: 12/23/2019 9:20 pm
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Monday, December 23, 2019, at 5:30 p.m. the Idaho State Police and Coeur d'Alene Police Department responded to a vehicle vs pedestrian crash on Appleway Ave, just east of US95, in Coeur d'Alene. Robert J Johnson, 77, of Coeur d'Alene was walking southbound across Appleway when he was struck by a black Chevrolet Corvette traveling eastbound, driven by Rex Wynn, 60, of Coeur d'Alene. Johnson was subsequently struck by a second vehicle, a grey Jeep Grand Cherokee driven by Evelyn Riddell, 72, of Marin County CA. Johnson was not in the crosswalk at the time he was struck. Lifesaving measures were taken at the scene, however he succumbed to his injuries. Both drivers were wearing their seatbelt and alcohol was not a factor for either driver. The investigation is ongoing. Next of kin has been notified.