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Two pedestrians hit by car in Rathdrum

Wed., June 11, 2014, 5:10 p.m.

Two pedestrians making their way across state Highway 53 in a crosswalk were hit by a car just after 6:30 a.m. today.

Rathdrum resident Ashley J. Janssen, 21, was turning west onto Highway 53 from Westwood Drive in Rathdrum when she struck the couple, according to the Idaho State Police. James K. Valentine, 68, and Joyce A. Valentine, 66, were taken to Kootenai Medical Center for treatment of their injuries.

An investigation is underway to determine if Janssen will face any charges, ISP said.


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