Wednesday, June 21, 2023

Fatal Crash US12 MP18, Nez Perce County, Idaho

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District 2 Patrol 2700 North and South Highway Lewiston, ID 83501-1732
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For Immediate Release: <06/21/2023 9:35 am>
Please direct questions to the District Office

On June 21, 2023, at approximately 5:45 am, Idaho State Police responded to a fatality crash on US12 near milepost 18, in Nez Perce County, Idaho. A 60-year-old male from Juliaetta, Idaho, driving a Chevy Aveo, was traveling eastbound on US12. The preliminary investigation indicated the Aveo crossed into the westbound lane of travel and off the westbound side of the highway, before striking a tree. The driver was pronounced deceased on scene. Evidence indicates that a seatbelt was not in use at the time of the crash. Next of kin has been notified. This incident remains under investigation by the Idaho State Police.

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