A female rider was killed in a motorcycle accident over the weekend and the male driver of the bike was taken to a local hospital with injuries.

Fatality Accident: Motorcycle Passenger Dies After Hitting a Deer in Idaho

The two were riding the motorcycle on Sunday, May 12th in the evening around 9:20 when the single-vehicle accident happened. They were traveling on US95 near mile marker 99, south of Midvale, Idaho.

An Indian Motorcycle Roadmaster driven by a 48-year-old male and his passenger 49-year-old female both from Weiser, ID, were traveling southbound on US95 when the vehicle hit a deer.

The male was transported to a local hospital via air ambulance with injuries. The passenger succumbed to her injuries at the scene of the crash.

The accident is under investigation by the Idaho State Police. There is no update on what happened to the deer.

Midvale is in Central Idaho near the Oregon Border and a few miles west of Lake Cascade.

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This is the first fatal vehicle-related accident reported in Idaho since May 1st north of Challis. A female driver was killed when her vehicle left the road and then rolled as she came back onto the road.

A 45-year-old female from Holt, Florida, was driving south on US-93 in a 2003 Chevrolet Tahoe with a 39-year-old male passenger from Navarre, Florida. The vehicle left and came back onto the road before it overturned and came to a rest in the barrow pit.

Neither occupant was wearing a seatbelt. The driver succumbed to her injuries at the scene.

The accident happened on US 93 at milepost 253, in Custer County.

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