Two injured in crash at Cougar Gulch

Two people were injured today when their vehicles collided on Highway 95 at Cougar Gulch.

The Idaho State Police said John M. Shepard, 57, was northbound on the highway in a 20090 Jeep Patriot when he crossed into oncoming traffic and crashed into a southbound 2008 Ford Edge driven by Diana C. Andrews, 62. The drivers, both Coeur d’Alene residents, were taken to Kootenai Medical Center after the 12:55 p.m. crash. Shepard was treated and released; Andrews is in fair condition, a hospital spokeswoman said.

ISP said alcohol was not considered a factor in the crash, and it remains under investigation.

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