Fatal Car Crash In North Idaho - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Fatal Car Crash In North Idaho

PRIEST RIVER, Idaho - A 46-year-old Spokane woman is dead after a car accident in Priest River Saturday evening. According to Idaho State Police, Patricia StPiere was entering Highway 57 from the Falls Inn Tavern and pulled out in front of 32-year-old Hrishikesh Joshi of Spokane. Joshi tried to avoid the collision, but the two vehicles hit each other and came to rest on the north side of the road. Joshi, along with two passengers in the car, including a 10-month-old, suffered injuries and were transported to a local hospital and their condition is unknown.

Patricia StPiere died at the scene. The two passengers in her car, 20-year-old Nicole Mecklenburg and 37-year-old Patricia Abbs suffered injuries and were taken to a local hospital. Their condition is unknown.

Idaho State Police says alcohol may have been a factor in this accident and they are still investigating.

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