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Post Falls rollover crash kills 2

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POST FALLS, Idaho -

Idaho State Police report two people are dead and a third is in the hospital following an early morning crash Sunday.

It happened on Interstate 90 at exit 7 in Post Falls just before 1 a.m.

Police say 24-year-old Robert L. Gust of Bonners Ferry was speeding westbound on I-90 when he failed to negotiate the curve on the off-ramp at exit 7. His 2002 Volkswagen Passat rolled into the median, crossed over the westbound on-ramp and came to rest on the bottom of the embankment at Primrose Lane. Gust was pronounced dead at the scene.

Gust's passenger, 25-year-old Christopher Erickson, also from Bonners Ferry, was injured in the crash and taken to Kootenai Health where he later died. Gust's second passenger, 23-year-old Colton B. Teleford of Moyie Springs, Idaho, was also injured in the crash and taken to Kootenai Health. His condition is not known at this time.

Gust and Erickson were not wearing seat belts. Teleford was wearing a seat belt.

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