Crash kills 1 in Bonner County


SANDPOINT, ID – One person was killed during a crash in Bonner County at around 2:00 am on Nov. 15.

A Mercury SUV was traveling northbound on US 95 at mile post 469 when it left the roadway, overcorrected and rolled. The vehicle was occupied by 35-year-old female, and a 33-year-old male. The woman was taken to Bonner General Health, and then life flighted to Kootenai Health. The male succumbed to his injuries on scene.

Evidence was found on scene to indicate alcohol and or drugs may have been involved in this crash. That evidence is now part of an ongoing investigation. The incident remains under investigation by the Idaho State Police.