Find a list of your saved stories here

N. Idaho man dies in crash into Salmon River

Save Story

Save stories to read later

Estimated read time: Less than a minute

This archived news story is available only for your personal, non-commercial use. Information in the story may be outdated or superseded by additional information. Reading or replaying the story in its archived form does not constitute a republication of the story.

COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) — A northern Idaho man has died after his vehicle went off U.S. Highway 95 and into the Salmon River.

The Idaho State Police say 77-year-old John P. Wilson of Kooskia was northbound when his Ford Taurus crossed the centerline and went off the left shoulder at about 9 a.m. Sunday.

The vehicle went down an embankment and into the river near the town of Lucille.

Police say Wilson died at the scene.

Copyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Most recent U.S. stories

Related topics

The Associated Press


    Catch up on the top news and features from, sent weekly.
    By subscribing, you acknowledge and agree to's Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

    KSL Weather Forecast