The Idaho State Police are investigating a single-vehicle fatality crash that occurred on February 22, 2023. The exact time of the crash is unknown but preliminary information indicates it occurred ay approximately 10:00 pm of February 22nd. The crash occurred on State Highway 97 near milepost 92, in Kootenai County Idaho.
A Tesla sedan was travelling northbound on Highway 97 when it drove off the roadway and went down a steep embankment being driven by a 33 year old man from Coeur d’Alene Idaho.
The driver of the Tesla was pronounced deceased on scene. The Tesla driver appeared to have been wearing his seatbelt.
Next of kin has been notified. This crash remains under investigation by the Idaho State Police.