Detectives seek information about fatal boat crash on Lake Coeur d’Alene
Fri., Aug. 5, 2016
The Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office continues to seek information from the public as officials investigate a two-boat collision on Lake Coeur d’Alene that left three people dead.
Detectives are interested in information about events leading up to the crash, which occurred at about 9:15 p.m. Saturday at Threemile Point, and any video from security cameras between Carlin Bay and the crash site.
Divers retrieved the bodies of Justin M. Luhr, Justin T. Honken and Caitlin A. Breeze from the lake on Wednesday evening. Autopsy and toxicology results won’t be available for several weeks, officials said.
Luhr, 34, of Medical Lake, and his two passengers, Honken, 21, of Post Falls, and Breeze, 21, of Spokane were on a 1989 Formula 223LS that was struck by a 2011 Mastercraft X25 motorboat, according to a news release.
The five individuals that were reportedly on the Mastercraft at the time of the collision have been identified as Dennis D. Magner, 50, of Spokane; Jonathan C. Sweat, 40, of Spokane; Alejandro M. Gutierrez, 33, Arlington, Washington; Skye S. Neversorry, 24, of Spokane; and Paige L. Archer, 25, of Hayden.
People with information about the crash can contact Detective Jackson at (208) 446-2256. Individuals can also leave tips online at http://www.kcsheriff.com/anonymous-tip.html or they can send a private message through the Sheriff’s Facebook page.
This story was updated to correct the spelling of Alejandro M. Gutierrez’ name, which was wrong in the news release.
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