Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Fatal crash on Highway 57 at milepost 10.5

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District 1 Patrol 615 West Wilbur Ave. Coeur d'Alene, ID 83815
(208) 209-8620
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For Immediate Release: 09/27/2022 12:20 AM
Please direct questions to the District Office

The Idaho State Police are investigating a two-vehicle collision that occurred on Monday, September 26th, 2022 at approximately 3:33 PM on SH-57 near milepost 10.5, Bonner County, Idaho.

A green 1997 Dodge Ram 1500 pickup, driven by a 47-year-old male of Priest River, ID, was traveling southbound on SH-57 when the vehicle crossed left of center. A red 1996 GMC Sonoma pickup, driven by a 34-year-old male of Nordman, ID, was traveling northbound and was struck head-on by the Dodge Ram.

Neither driver was wearing a seatbelt, and both succumbed to their injuries at the scene.

Notifications to family have been made.

SH-57 in the area of the crash was partially blocked for approximately four and a half hours.

The incident remains under investigation.

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