Winchester, ID- On March 24, 2023, at approximately 4:29 am, Idaho State Police, Nez Perce County Sheriff?s Office, and Nez Perce Tribal Police responded to a fatality crash on US95 near milepost 286, in Nez Perce County, Idaho. A 75-year-old woman from Seattle, Washington driving a Toyota Camry was traveling southbound on US95. A 49-year-old man and his 48-year-old female passenger from Lewiston, Idaho driving a Chevy Equinox were traveling northbound on US95. The preliminary investigation indicates the Camry appears to have crossed left of center and the two vehicles collided head on in the northbound lane. The driver and passenger of the Equinox were not wearing seat belts and were transported by ground ambulance to a local hospital. The driver of the Camry was pronounced deceased on scene. She was wearing a seat belt. Traffic on US95 was blocked in both directions for approximately 3 hours to allow emergency responders to assist those involved and clear the scene. Next of kin has been notified. This incident remains under investigation by the Idaho State Police.
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