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Two Fatality Collision in Kooskia Wednesday

Idaho State Police is investigating a two vehicle collision that occurred just before 1302 hours on June 1st, 2022, in Idaho County, Idaho.

The crash occurred on State Highway 13 near mile post 23, just south of Kooskia. An 83-year-old male, from Stites, Idaho, was driving a white 2002 Dodge Ram, southbound on State Highway 13, when he attempted to pass in a no passing zone.

A 19 year old female, from Stites, Idaho, driving a gray 2012 Nissan Altima, was traveling northbound on State Highway 13. The two vehicles collided head-on, on a curve in the roadway. Both drivers succumbed to their injuries at the scene.

The driver of the Dodge was not wearing a seat belt. The driver of the Nissan was wearing a seat belt. Evidence was found at the scene to indicate alcohol may have been involved in this crash.

The crash remains under investigation by the Idaho State Police. Notifications have been made to both families. Assisting agencies: Idaho County Sheriff’s department, Idaho Transportation Department, Kooskia Ambulance, and Kooskia Fire Department.