Andrew Gumprecht, 32, of Post Falls was killed Tuesday night in a head-on collision with a semi truck on Interstate 90 @ M/P 14 (15th Street exit/Coeur d'Alene). The crash occurred at 11:14 p.m. Tony Love, 42, of Swan Lake, Mont., was the driver of the truck. Love wasn't injured. You can see the initial ISP report in the box below.
DATE: 12/16/2008 TIME: 11:14 PM LOCATION: East Bound I-90 at MP 14
INVESTIGATING OFFICER: Tpr Donahue
ASSISTING OFFICERS/AGENCIES: Cpl Greear, Cpl Branch, Tpr Spike, Sgt Field, City of Coeur d'Alene PD, Kootenai County Fire and Rescue, Coeur d'Alene Fire Department, Kootenai County Coroner
DRIVER Andrew F Gumprecht AGE 32
ADDRESS Post Falls, Idaho
INJURIES? - Fatal
HOSPITAL/LOCATION TAKEN ? Yates Funeral Home
VEHICLE YEAR 2002 VEHICLE MAKE Hyundai VEHICLE MODEL Elantra
WRECKER Rainbow Towing
SEATBELTS/HELMET WORN? Unknown
Notification has been made.
DRIVER Tony J Love AGE 42
ADDRESS Swan Lake Montana INJURIES? - No HOSPITAL/LOCATION TAKEN ? N/A
VEHICLE YEAR 2007 VEHICLE MAKE Freightliner VEHICLE MODEL Semi tractor
SEATBELTS/HELMET WORN? Yes
INCIDENT NARRATIVE: Gumprecht was driving westbound in the eastbound lane of Interstate 90 near milepost 14 in Coeur d'alene. This caused a head on collision with a semi tractor trailer combination. Alcohol may have been a factor. Investigation is continuing.
The interstate is still closed at this time. A press release will be issued from the Idaho State Communication Center when the interstate is reopened.