Monday, July 31, 2023

Fatal Crash: Cavendish Hwy Mile Post 3, Clearwater County

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District 2 Patrol 2700 North and South Highway Lewiston, ID 83501-1732
(208) 750-9300
Fax (208) 750-9385

For Immediate Release: 07/31/2023 06:09 am
Please direct questions to the District Office

The Idaho State Police are currently investigating a single vehicle crash which occurred on 07/31/2023 at 12:22 am on Cavendish Hwy, mile marker 3 in Clearwater County. A white 2008 Nissan Frontier was traveling westbound on Cavendish Hwy when it went off the right-hand shoulder, was over corrected and came to a stop in the lane of travel on its top. The vehicle was driven by a 16-year-old male with a 17-year-old male passenger. The driver was transported to the hospital. The passenger was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced deceased on the scene. Evidence indicates that the driver was wearing their seatbelt and the passenger was not. Traffic was blocked for approximately 5 hours. Next of kin has been notified. The investigation is ongoing.

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