Idaho State Police are investigating a two-vehicle collision that occurred at approximately 12:57 hours on US 95, near milepost 427, Kootenai County, Idaho.
The driver of a 2019 Honda CR-V was traveling in the northbound lane, drove left of center, and collided head-on with a 2019 GMC Yukon in the southbound lane. The impact caused traffic on US 95 to be blocked in both directions for approximately an hour and a half to allow emergency responders to assist those involved.
The Honda was occupied by a 77-year-old female driver, who was transported to a local hospital. Next of Kin was notified of the crash and seriousness of the female?s injuries. The female succumbed to her injuries in the hospital. The GMC was occupied by a 56 -year-old female driver, who was transported to a local hospital. Both occupants were wearing their seat belts.
This incident remains under investigation by the Idaho State Police.