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Two killed in Bonner County collision on Monday

Sept. 27, 2022 Updated Tue., Sept. 27, 2022 at 9:12 p.m.

Two Bonner County men were killed Monday afternoon in a head-on collision north of Priest River, Idaho, about 2 miles south of Four Corners.

The crash occurred at about 3:30 p.m. when a 1997 Dodge Ram 1500 pickup, driven by a 47-year-old man from Priest River traveling southbound on Highway 57 crossed the centerline and struck a northbound 1996 GMC Sonoma pickup. The GMC was driven by a 34-year-old man from Nordman, Idaho.

Neither driver was wearing a seat belt, and both died at the scene, police said. Their families have been notified.

Police did not name the crash victims.

Highway 57 remained closed for about four and a half hours.

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