Monday, December 27, 2021

Fatal crash NB US95 at Dufort Rd, Sagle, ID

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For Immediate Release: 12/27/2021 HH:MM>
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Idaho State Police are investigating a two-vehicle collision that occurred Monday, December 27th, at approximately 09:54 AM, on US-95 at Dufort Road near Sagle, ID, in Bonner County.

A John Deere utility vehicle, driven by an 84-year-old male from Sagle, ID, was travelling eastbound attempting to cross US-95 from Dufort Rd to E. Dufort Rd when it was struck on the passenger side by a 2005 Chevrolet Silverado, driven by a 70-year-old male from Kalispell, MT, which was traveling northbound on US-95.

The driver of the Silverado was wearing a seatbelt and sustained no injuries. The driver of the John Deere was not wearing a seatbelt, was ejected from the John Deere utility vehicle and succumbed to his injuries at the scene.

The Idaho State Police along with the Bonner County Coroner have made next of kin notification.

The intersection of US-95 and Dufort Rd was partially blocked for approximately 3-hours.

The incident remains under investigation by the Idaho State Police.