September 23, 1996 in Nation/World

Man Held In Hit-And-Run

From Staff And Wire Reports

A 36-year-old Rathdrum, Idaho, man was jailed Sunday in connection with a hit-and-run accident that left a teenage girl dead.

Seventeen-year-old Kelly Marie Wright of Coeur d’Alene was killed about 10 p.m. Saturday when she turned in front of an oncoming pickup truck on Idaho state Highway 53 between Rathdrum and Hauser.

Wright died at the scene.

The driver of the truck fled the accident on foot but turned himself in to Idaho State Police Sunday.

Doug Price Sloan was arrested and booked into the Kootenai County Jail for leaving the scene of an injury accident, a felony.

, DataTimes

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