Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Fatal crash US12 at milepost 19, east of Lewiston

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District 2 Patrol 2700 North and South Highway Lewiston, ID 83501-1732
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For Immediate Release: 06/3/20 13:01
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On June 3, 2020, at approximately 6:53 a.m. a fatal crash occurred on US12 at milepost 19, Gifford Reubens Rd, 19 miles east of Lewiston, ID. A green 1997 Subaru Legacy, driven by a juvenile male of Culdesac, ID was traveling eastbound on US12 when he crossed left of center. He collided head-on with a 1989 Peterbilt semi-tractor pulling a loaded log trailer driven by Danny R. Faulkner, 63, of Lewiston, ID that was travelling westbound. The juvenile male was pronounced deceased at the scene. Faulkner was not injured in the crash. Both drivers were wearing seatbelts. The westbound lane of US12 was blocked for approximately 5 hours with the eastbound lane blocked intermittently during recovery. Next of kin has been notified. The investigation is continuing.