Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Fatality crash US95 near milepost 496, Naples, Idaho

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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: 06/30/2020 15:11
Please direct questions to the District Office

On June 30, 2020, at approximately 10:54 a.m., Idaho State Police investigated a single vehicle crash near Naples, Idaho in Boundary County.

Troy D. Armstrong, 54, of Kennewick, Washington, was driving northbound US95 near milepost 496 in a 2005 Kenworth loaded log truck. He left the roadway entering the northbound ditch striking a power pole, overturning and losing his load of logs onto the highway. Mr. Armstrong's vehicle continued up the embankment coming to rest on the driver's side. He succumbed to his injuries at the scene.

Mr. Armstrong was wearing his seatbelt. The highway has been partially blocked since the time of the crash. Crews are still on the scene working to remove the logs and vehicle from the roadway. Traffic is intermittently getting through, use caution while traveling in the area.

Next of kin has been notified. The crash investigation is continuing.