UPDATE: Post Falls Couple Killed In Car Crash On I-90 - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Friend Of Post Falls Couple Killed In Crash: 'Ben & Korie Were Kind Hearted Souls'

2 were killed in a crash on I-90 in Idaho near Cataldo on Tues. 2 were killed in a crash on I-90 in Idaho near Cataldo on Tues.
Korie & Benjamin Mullican Korie & Benjamin Mullican
Korie & Benjamin Mullican Korie & Benjamin Mullican
On scene of the deadly crash on I-90 near Cataldo, ID. 2 Confirmed dead. On scene of the deadly crash on I-90 near Cataldo, ID. 2 Confirmed dead.
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UPDATE: Family members have set up an account with Horizon Credit Union for the two children of Benjamin and Korie Mullican. The married couple, from Post Falls, were killed Tuesday in a crash on I-90 near Kellogg. If you want to donate you can contact Horizon CU with the name Benjamin and Korie Mullican or you can email Heidij2008@hotmail.com to make a donation.

FACEBOOK POST: KHQ friend Melissa Case: Ben Mullican was like a gentle giant who would help anyone, him and his wife Korie were kind hearted souls and they are going to be truly missed by everyone who loved and who were friends with them.

KHQ.COM - Two Post Falls residents died in a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 90 in North Idaho.
    
The Idaho State Police says 39-year-old Benjamin Mullican was eastbound on I-90 Tuesday morning when he lost control of his sport utility vehicle on icy roads between Kingston and Cataldo. The SUV crossed through the median and into the westbound lanes, where it was struck by a semitrailer.
    
The collision killed Mullican and his 36-year-old wife, Korie. The two Canadian men in the semi were uninjured.
    
The collision closed the road for 6 hours while troopers cleared the road and investigated the cause of the crash.

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UPDATE: At least 2 people have been killed in the crash. We do not know the identity of the victims. At least one semi-truck was involved in the crash. We're working on getting you more details, keep checking back for updates.

BREAKING NEWS: Multiple vehicles have crashed on I-90 in the east and westbound lanes near the Cataldo exit in Idaho. At least one person has been killed. Idaho State Police say prepare for delays. Officials say the roads are very icy, use caution. We'll post more details when we get them.

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