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Brothers injured in deer-involved collision south of CdA reservation

UPDATED: Wed., July 30, 2014, 11:47 a.m.

Two brothers were injured in a collision near Princeton, Idaho, early this morning, the Idaho State Police said.

Wesley Orr, 23, was traveling west on State Highway 6 just east of Princeton when he encountered some deer in the roadway around 5:45 a.m., according to a news release. Kiel Orr, 31, was driving east on the highway at the same time. The two collided, closing the highway for two-and-a-half hours, according to the ISP.

Neither man was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash, according to the news release. Both were driving Honda Accords. ISP spokeswoman Teresa Baker confirmed the Orrs are brothers.

Wesley Orr was taken to Kootenai Medical Center where he was listed in good condition later Wednesday morning. Kiel Orr was taken to Gritman Medical Center in Moscow, where he was treated and released, a hospital spokesman said.

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