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Post Falls teenager dies after crash in Coeur d’Alene

Fri., Aug. 30, 2013, 1:25 p.m.

At Post Falls teenager died Friday after he was severely injured in a crash earlier this week.

Coralynn McKasty, 19, and her passenger, Quinn McKasty, were stopped at a red light on Northwest Boulevard and River Avenue on Tuesday, according to a news release. They were rear-ended and pushed into the intersection by Joseph M. Rupeka, 62, of Pennsylvania.

Carl George, 57, was turning onto Northwest Boulevard at that time and struck the McKastys’ vehicle, injuring both teens, according to a news release. All four were transferred to Kootenai Medical Center, where Quinn McKasty died.

Rupeka was not wearing a seat belt, but everyone else was.

The crash is still under investigation.

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