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Athol Man Ejected, Seriously Injured after Hitting a Bear on Roadway

Idaho State Police

ATHOL – The Idaho State Police are investigating a single-vehicle serious injury crash that occurred on July 1st, 2023. The crash occurred near northbound US 95 milepost 444 in Kootenai County, Idaho at approximately 10:40 p.m.

A 1940’s model Plymouth being driven by a 47-year-old male of Athol, ID, struck a bear before veering off the roadway. The vehicle rolled and the male was subsequently ejected. The vehicle did not have seat belts.

The driver was transported to a local hospital.

This crash remains under investigation by the Idaho State Police.