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Man dies a week after motorcycle crash near Athol

UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 20, 2021

A motorcyclist died nearly a week after a crash in north Kootenai County sent him to the hospital.

Robert K. Den Hoed died Sept. 11. He crashed his motorcycle on U.S. Highway 95, 3 miles south of Athol, the Idaho State Police reported Monday.

Den Hoed was riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle onto an off-ramp when he lost control during a turn and went off the left side of the ramp, according to the ISP. He flew off the bike landing in the roadway. He was not wearing a helmet, ISP said.

Den Hoed was taken to Kootenai Health where he later died.

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