Friday, July 1, 2022

Fatal Crash 1100 Freeman Lake Road near Priest River

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District 1 Patrol 615 West Wilbur Ave. Coeur d'Alene, ID 83815
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For Immediate Release: 07/01/2022 02:15 am
Please direct questions to the District Office

Idaho State Police are investigating a single vehicle crash that occurred at approximately 8:00 PM on June 30th, 2022, on Freeman Lake Road, just west of Priest River in Bonner County.

The driver of a Yamaha side-by-side was travelling westbound on Freeman Lake Road when the driver left the roadway, lost control, and was ejected from the vehicle. The Yamaha was driven by a 63-year-old male driver from Priest River, Idaho. The driver was not wearing a seat belt, and succumbed to his injuries at the scene of the crash.

The Idaho State Police are working with the Bonner County Coroner on notification of next of kin.

Evidence was found on scene to indicate that drugs and/or alcohol may have been involved in this crash. That evidence is part of the ongoing investigation.

Traffic was slowed on the roadway throughout the investigation.

The incident remains under investigation by Idaho State Police.

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