Woman Killed After SUV Plunges Into Hayden Lake - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Woman Killed After SUV Plunges Into Hayden Lake

KOOTENAI COUNTY, Idaho - The Kootenai County Sheriff's Department is investigating a fatal accident that occurred at the Honeysuckle boat launch on Hayden Lake late Thursday night.

An investigation indicates that an adult female drove her SUV past several barrier signs and into the water. The victim has been identified as 34-year-old Jennifer M. Gonzalez of Hayden, Idaho. It appears that alcohol may have been a contributing factor to the accident. An autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of death.

A dive rescue team responded to the scene and found the car in about 15 feet of water.

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