Man Drives Off Embankment With Son Inside

Man Drives Off Embankment With Son Inside

4-Year-Old Son Inside

NEZ PERCE COUNTY, ID – Deputies took a man to jail after he was seen spinning donuts, power-braking, and rolling his pickup with his 4-year-old son inside.

Friday afternoon a witness called 911 to let deputies know he saw a red pickup in the in the parking lot of Mann Lake.  The witness told dispatchers what he’d seen and that there may have been two people inside the vehicle that drove off the embankment and rolled at least once into the dry lakebed, landing on its tires.

Deputies found the driver, Dakota R. Dudra and his 4-year-old son.  Medics checked on the child and released him to a family member. 

Deputies say alcohol was a factor in the accident.  Dudra is charged with DUI – Enhanced and Injury to a Child.

The Nez Perce County Sheriff’s Office wants to thank everyone who called to report the incident.

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