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Two injured in crash at Cougar Gulch

Sat., Jan. 29, 2011, 4:04 p.m.

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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