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Two Idaho teens sent to hospital after dog causes crash

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Two teens were taken to the hospital Sunday morning. Two teens were taken to the hospital Sunday morning.
OROFINO, Idaho -

Idaho State Police report two teenagers were taken the hospital after a crash on Highway 12 near Orofino Sunday morning.

Police say 18-year-old Brianna N. Nichols and her passenger 18-year-old Morganne N Raines were headed westbound on Highway 12 at about 10:25 a.m. That's when one of Nichols' four dogs jumped into her lap. Nichols lost control of her 1994 Jeep Cherokee and steered toward a guardrail. When she overcorrected, she crossed the center line into the eastbound lane. The Jeep left the the shoulder and hit an embankment and then rolled back into the eastbound lane.

Nichols and Raines were injured into the crash and taken to Clearwater Valley Hospital.

Both teens were wearing seat belts.

Police say Nichols was cited for inattentive/careless driving.

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