UPDATE: The Kootenai County Sheriff's Office is able to release more information regarding the fatality accident that occurred early this morning at the intersection of Poleline Avenue and Meyer Road.
Investigators have determined that Michelle Longstreet, 26, of Post Falls was driving the 2002
Chevrolet sedan east bound on Poleline Avenue at a high rate of speed, lost control, went off of the road, struck a tree and rolled over.
Longstreet was ejected from the vehicle and was transported to Kootenai Medical Center in critical condition. Her passenger, Yuri Raper, 23 of Post Falls, was also ejected and was pronounced dead at the scene.
The investigation is ongoing at this time. Until lab results return, it is unknown if alcohol is a
POST FALLS, Idaho - The Kootenai County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal accident at the intersection of Poleline Avenue and Meyer Road in Post Falls. It happened at 12:30 a.m. on Wednesday.
A single vehicle was traveling east on Poleline at a high rate of speed when it lost control, went off of the road, struck a tree and rolled over. The two occupants of the vehicle were both ejected. One person was pronounced dead at the scene and another was transported to Kootenai Medical Center in critical condition. Neither person was wearing a seatbelt. It is unknown at this time if alcohol is a factor.
The Sheriff's Office Traffic Team is on scene investigating the incident. The identity of both people involved will be released once positive identification has been made and next of kin notified.