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Kootenai County deputies searching for driver of red truck who fled after head-on collision near Hayden

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Anyone with information concerning this crash or with information concerning the identity of the driver and/or the location of the vehicle should contact the Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office at (208) 446-1300 Anyone with information concerning this crash or with information concerning the identity of the driver and/or the location of the vehicle should contact the Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office at (208) 446-1300
HAYDEN, Idaho -

Deputies in Kootenai County are looking the driver of a red Dodge pickup who was involved in a head-on collision Thursday night near Hayden that injured four people.

Deputies say 21-year-old Dakota Howard was driving his Ford Ranger eastbound on W. Hayden when he was hit by a Dodge pickup turning onto N. Huetter Ave. Deputies say after the collision, the driver of the red Dodge drove off. Howard's pickup was pushed off the road and into two power poles. Howard and his three passengers were all injured in the crash, but are expected to recover. 

The Kootenai County Sheriff's Office is now asking to public for help identifying the driver of the red Dodge. Witnesses say the red Dodge had a utility bed, tool boxes and possibly a lumber rack. It also has a large brush guard on the front bumper. Witnesses say they saw light colored writing on the doors, possibly the name of a business and it should have damage to the driver's side headlight and front fender areas. 

Anyone with information concerning this crash or with information concerning the identity of the driver and/or the location of the vehicle should contact the Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office at (208) 446-1300 or can leave a tip at www.kcsheriff.com/anonymous-tip.

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