Sunday, August 29, 2021

Injury Crash SH41 at Tweedie Road, near Blanchard, ID

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District 1 Patrol 615 West Wilbur Ave. Coeur d'Alene, ID 83815
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For Immediate Release: 08/29/2021 04:50 pm
Please direct questions to the District Office

On August 29, 2021, at approximately 11:50 a.m., Idaho State Police investigated a two- vehicle crash Southbound State Highway 41 at Tweedie road, near Blanchard.

Dee McHenry, 65, of Newport, Washington, was traveling northbound on State Highway 41 in a 2006 Toyota Tacoma. Donald Stinson, 58, of Rathdrum, Idaho, was travelling northbound on State Highway 41 on a tan 2017 Yamaha motorcycle.

McHenry was slowing to make a left hand turn onto Tweedie Rd. Stinson failed to yield and rear-ended McHenry. Stinson went off the road on the east shoulder and was ejected from the motorcycle and came to rest in the field. Stinson was taken by air ambulance to Kootenai Medical Center. McHenry and the three passengers were wearing seatbelts and not injured.

The investigation is ongoing.