ISP Release Fatal Collision 774 Gun Club Road, Sagle

Idaho State Police
PRESS RELEASE FOR DISTRICT ONE      CASE # C16001161
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DATE:  May 17th, 2016        TIME: 7:34 PM    LOCATION: 774 Gun Club Road, Sagle

ASSISTING AGENCIES: Bonner County Sheriff’s Office

DRIVER
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DRIVER  Charles D Morales    AGE 56
ADDRESS Sagle, Idaho
INJURIES? – Fatal
VEHICLE YEAR   1992   VEHICLE MAKE Ford  VEHICLE MODEL Taurus
WRECKER  Northwest Auto Body

PASSENGER

PASSENGER   Robert W Peterson    AGE 55
ADDRESS Sagle, Idaho
INJURIES? –  None

INCIDENT NARRATIVE:   (***Update*** Next of kin has been notified.) Morales and Peterson were attempting to fix their stalled vehicle when it began to roll. Both men tried to hold the vehicle to stop it from rolling. Peterson was flung from the vehicle onto the roadway, while Morales was thrown over the embankment and was caught between the vehicle and some trees. He was pronounced deceased on scene. The investigation is ongoing.

Previous Release:
Idaho State Police
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Coeur d’Alene, Idaho 83815

Please direct questions to the appropriate District Offices
District 1 (208) 209-8620                                Fax (208) 209- 8618
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PRESS RELEASE FOR DISTRICT ONE      CASE # C16001161
——————— PRESS RELEASE —————————–

DATE:  May 17th, 2016        TIME: 7:34 PM    LOCATION: 774 Gun Club Road, Sagle

ASSISTING AGENCIES: Bonner County Sheriff’s Office

DRIVER
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DRIVER  Pending for Next of Kin             AGE 56
ADDRESS Sagle, Idaho
INJURIES? – Fatal
VEHICLE YEAR   1992   VEHICLE MAKE Ford  VEHICLE MODEL Taurus
WRECKER  Northwest Auto Body

PASSENGER

PASSENGER   Pending for Next of Kin          AGE 55
ADDRESS Sagle, Idaho
INJURIES? –  None

INCIDENT NARRATIVE:    Both driver and passenger were attempting to fix their stalled vehicle when it began to roll. Both men tried to hold the vehicle to stop it from rolling. The passenger was flung from the vehicle onto the roadway, while the driver was thrown over the embankment and was caught between the vehicle and some trees. He was pronounced deceased on scene. Names are not being released pending next of kin notification. The investigation is ongoing.

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