Fatal Crash East of Coeur D’ Alene
On January 13th, 2021 at 7:57 am, the Idaho State Police responded to SH97 at milepost 93, east of Coeur d'Alene, 4 miles south of I90, to a single vehicle fatality crash.
Jon E. Snider, 59, of Post Falls, Idaho, was northbound on SH97, in a 2007 Chevy Silverado pickup, when a tree came off the hillside adjacent to the highway and struck his vehicle. Snider drove over the embankment off of SH97 towards Lake Coeur d'Alene. Snider succumbed to his injuries at the scene. It is unknown if he was wearing a seatbelt at the time. Investigation is ongoing.