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Fatal Crash on 4th of July Pass Friday

Idaho State Police are investigating a two-vehicle collision that occurred Friday, June 17th, at approximately 10:07 PM, on Interstate 90 at milepost 26.5 just east of Wolf Lodge, in Kootenai County.

A Volvo semi pulling a trailer, driven by a 45-year-old male from Homestead, Florida, was traveling eastbound on Interstate 90 when a 2009 Chevrolet Silverado was driven by a 36-year-old female from Medimont, Idaho was traveling westbound in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 90. The Chevrolet collided with the Volvo head-on.

The driver of the Volvo along with his passenger a 45-year-old female from Homestead, Florida were wearing their seatbelts and was transported to the hospital via ground ambulance. The driver of the Chevrolet was wearing her seatbelt and was deceased on the scene.

Next of kin has been notified. The roadway was blocked for approximately 3 and a half hours to allow emergency responders to help those involved.