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UPDATE: Wednesday’s Crash on US-12 Results in Casualty

LEWISTON – The Idaho State Police is investigating a vehicle collision that occurred on May 4th, 2022, at approximately 7:55 p.m. on eastbound US-12 near milepost 151.3 in Idaho County, Idaho.

A 24-year-old woman from The Dalles, Oregon driving a Chevrolet sedan was traveling eastbound on US12. A 43-year-old man from Greencreek, Idaho driving a Peterbilt truck tractor and hauling a trailer with a piece of farm machinery was traveling westbound on US12. The cause of the crash is still under investigation, but the two vehicles collided with one another.

It is unknown if the driver of the Chevrolet sedan was wearing a seatbelt. She was transported by air ambulance to a regional hospital, where, today, she succumbed to her injuries. Next of kin has been notified. The driver of the Peterbilt was wearing a seatbelt and was not transported.

Traffic on US12 was blocked in both directions for approximately two hours to allow emergency responders to assist those involved and clear the scene.