Idaho State Police Investigate Fatal Crash on US-12 in Idaho County

IDAHO COUNTY, Idaho – Idaho State Police are investigating a crash on US-12 in Idaho County that resulted in the death of a young woman.

Around 8 p.m. Wednesday, a sedan and a tractor truck collided on eastbound US-12 near the Jerry Johnson Campground. A 24-year-old woman from The Dalles, Oregon, was traveling east in a Chevrolet sedan, and a 43-year-old man from Greencreek, Idaho, was driving west in a Peterbilt tractor truck when the crash occurred. is produced.

The man was pulling a trailer with a piece of farm machinery on the truck. The cause of the accident is still under investigation.

The woman was transported by air ambulance to a regional hospital, but succumbed to her injuries on Sunday morning. It is not known if the woman was wearing a seatbelt, but the driver of the Peterbilt was wearing a seatbelt and was not transported.

The incident is still under investigation by the Idaho State Police.

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