Monday, June 22, 2020

UPDATE: Fatal crash southbound us95@189,south of Riggins

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District 2 Patrol 2700 North and South Highway Lewiston, ID 83501-1732
(208) 799-5151
Fax (208) 799-5146

For Immediate Release: 06/14/20 16:54
Please direct questions to the District Office

***UPDATE: The Idaho State Police is asking for the public's assistance. If anyone witnessed this crash or has additional information regarding this crash, you are encouraged to call the Idaho State Police District 2 office in Lewiston, Idaho at 208-750-9300. Thank you for any and all assistance.***

On June 14, 2020, at approximately 8:50 a.m. a fatal crash occurred southbound US95 at milepost 189, six miles south of Riggins, Idaho. A grey 1992 Ford f150 pickup driven by Edgar J. Chamberlain, 63, of Craigmont, Idaho, was travelling northbound when he crossed over the southbound lane into the river. Charles D. Bentz, 23, of Craigmont, Idaho, who was also in the vehicle was partially ejected and pronounced deceased at the scene, Mr. Chamberlain was transported to Boise. Neither occupants were wearing seatbelts. Investigation is ongoing.