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Pickup sought in hit-and-run

Idaho State Police are looking for a red Dodge pickup involved in a hit-and-run crash on Saturday.

The crash occurred about 4:40 p.m. at milepost 18 on Interstate 90, police said. The pickup was pulling an aluminum boat.

Damage to the pickup and boat would be on the driver’s side. The vehicle had Idaho plates.

Anyone with information is asked to call (208) 772-6055.

Sagle, Idaho

Two hospitalized after ATV crash

Two Sagle, Idaho, residents suffered injuries Saturday in an ATV crash.

Caitlin Gear, 19, was in critical condition at Sacred Heart Medical Center, officials said Sunday. Nicholas Barnett, 20, was in good condition at Kootenai Medical Center.

Gear and Barnett were riding the ATV on Mosquito Creek Road in Clark Fork, Idaho, about 3:20 a.m. when the four-wheeler went off the roadway and crashed into a tree, police said.

It was unclear who was driving the ATV, police said. Alcohol may have been a factor in the crash, police said.

Stateline, Idaho

Pursuit ends when car crashes

Two vehicle burglary suspects led Idaho State Police on a 30-minute pursuit before crashing in Stateline.

During the chase, the driver and passenger switched places, police said.

Tyler A. Campbell, 21, was booked into Kootenai County Jail on charges of driving under the influence, burglary, eluding a police officer, invalid driver’s license and a parole violation. Shayla K. Grafe, 19, was booked into jail on charges of burglary, possession of a controlled substance and eluding a police officer, officials said.

Late Saturday, police received a report of two suspects breaking into a car in Sagle, Idaho, in Bonner County, officials said. The victim followed the suspects into Kootenai County where an ISP trooper attempted to stop the 1995 Acura on West Boekel Road.

The pursuit continued through Post Falls and Rathdrum. Campbell was the first driver, police said. The pursuit ended when Grafe crashed the car near Stateline.

From staff reports



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