Nez Perce County – The Idaho State Police are investigating a two-vehicle fatality collision that occurred at 6 AM at US12 milepost 14 in Nez Perce County.
The driver of a 2006 Kenworth log truck was westbound on US12. The driver crossed over into the eastbound lane and collided head on with a 2016 Freightliner. The Kenworth log truck overturned blocking both lanes of travel. The Freightliner came to rest blocking the eastbound lanes.
The Kenworth was occupied by a 26-year-old male from Saint Maries, Idaho. The driver was pronounced deceased at the scene. The Freightliner driver a 50-year-old male from Lewiston, Idaho, and his passenger a 32-year-old male from Lewiston, Idaho were transported to a local hospital via ground ambulance.
Next of kin has been notified. US12 will remain closed for an undetermined period.