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Early morning crash near Rathdrum kills one

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Kootenai County deputies are investigating a fatal crash near Rathdrum Kootenai County deputies are investigating a fatal crash near Rathdrum
RATHDRUM, Idaho -

The Kootenai County Traffic Investigation Team is trying to figure out the cause of a crash that killed one person and sent another to the hospital early Saturday morning.

Investigators say the crash happened just before 2 a.m. when someone called 911 to report that a vehicle had rolled several times and the people in the car had been ejected. When deputies arrived on the scene near E Chilco Road and N. Hope Valley Road, they found a young man with extensive injuries near the crash. Firefighters with Northern Lakes Fire District began treatment on the juvenile, who was taken to Kootenai Health where he is currently in stable condition.

Deputies also found the body of a man who had been thrown from the vehicle. he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Kootenai County deputies continue to investigate the cause of the crash Saturday and gather evidence at the scene.

The names of the people involved have not been released at this time.

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