Fatal Crash SB US95@473 Sandpoint

“IDAHO STATE POLICE PRESS RELEASE —————————–

DATE:  07/26/2015        TIME: 5:39 pm    LOCATION: SB US95 @473 Sandpoint

ASSISTING AGENCIES: Bonner County SO, Sandpoint PD , Ponderay PD

VEHICLE  #1
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DRIVER   Decker,Jacqualyn S     AGE 44
ADDRESS Sagle, ID
INJURIES? – Fatal
HOSPITAL/LOCATION TAKEN ?  Coffelt Funeral Home
VEHICLE YEAR  1994    VEHICLE MAKE Toyota  VEHICLE MODEL Pickup
WRECKER  A1 Towing
SEATBELTS/HELMET WORN? No

VEHICLE  #2
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DRIVER    Sundquist,Makayla L   AGE 19
ADDRESS Kootenai,ID
INJURIES? – Yes
HOSPITAL/LOCATION TAKEN ? Kootenai Health
VEHICLE YEAR  1994    VEHICLE MAKE Subaru  VEHICLE MODEL Legacy
WRECKER  Als Towing
SEATBELTS/HELMET WORN? Yes

PASSENGER Tukimori,Fumiko     AGE 19
ADDRESS Japan
INJURIES? – Yes
HOSPITAL/LOCATION TAKEN ? Bonner General
SEATBELTS/HELMET WORN? Yes

VEHICLE  #3
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DRIVER    Scarlett-Karlac,Autumn     AGE 36
ADDRESS Seattle,WA
INJURIES? – Yes
HOSPITAL/LOCATION TAKEN ? Bonner General
VEHICLE YEAR  2015    VEHICLE MAKE Nissan  VEHICLE MODEL Versa
WRECKER  Clydes Towing
SEATBELTS/HELMET WORN? Yes

INCIDENT NARRATIVE:    Decker was merging onto SB US95 from Sandpoint when she drove her vehicle into oncoming lanes to pass other merging vehicles. The Toyota pickup driven by Decker struck the Subaru in the NB lanes of travel driven by Sundquist. The Nissan, driven by Scarlett-Karlac then collided with the Subaru from behind. All vehicles came to rest in the middle of the highway, which was blocked for two and a half hours.”

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