A woman is dead after she lost control of her car on a snow-covered Idaho road Wednesday morning.

Police Report Fatal Accident in Idaho Due to Snow on Road

The Idaho State Police have reported that Wednesday morning around 9:30 they responded to a single-vehicle car accident. The fatal accident happened on State Highway 200 at milepost 43 in Bonner County, near Hope:

A 69-year-old female, from Clark Fork, Idaho, was driving a silver 2000 Nissan Pathfinder, westbound on State Highway 200, when she lost control on the snow-covered road and left the roadway. The vehicle entered the eastbound ditch striking a guard rail before going down a steep embankment and overturning. The driver of the Nissan was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from the vehicle. The driver was transported to Bonner General Hospital by ground ambulance where she was pronounced dead.

The accident is being investigated by the Idaho State Police. ISP was helped at the scene of the crash by the Bonner County Sheriff’s Office, EMS, and the Sam Owen Fire Department.

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