Man is unhurt in train-vehicle crash

Print Article

SANDPOINT A Washington state man escaped injury Wednesday afternoon after the semi-truck he was driving was struck by a southbound train.

Idaho State Police said Gerrit L. Ten Kley, 63, of Elk, Washington, was driving a 2005 Kenworth semi-truck about 3:20 p.m. pulling a flatbed trailer when he failed to stop for a railroad crossing sign near the intersection of Edgemere Cutoff and Vay roads. The trailer was then struck by a southbound train.

Ten Kley was not injured and was wearing his seatbelt.

The intersection was blocked for about 2 hours.

Print Article

Read More Local News

Rollover crash injures motorist

October 21, 2017 at 5:00 am | Bonner County Daily Bee OLDTOWN A Washington state woman was injured Thursday in a rollover crash on U.S. Highway 2, according to Idaho State Police. State police said Tina L. Carstens-Boone was driving westbound in a 20...

Comments

Read More

Beware of donation collector

October 21, 2017 at 5:00 am | Bonner County Daily Bee SANDPOINT Organizers of two local fundraisers are warning that someone is trying to hijack donations from area businesses. Felicia Landingham said the suspect is described as a scruffy Caucasian m...

Comments

Read More

Trio held on burglary charges

October 21, 2017 at 5:00 am | Bonner County Daily Bee SANDPOINT Three suspects in a pair of burglaries last weekend made initial appearance in Bonner County Magistrate Court on Thursday. David Anthany Dorland Jr., Christian Don Moes and Dylan Lane Ut...

Comments

Read More

Idaho notes National Forest Products Week

October 21, 2017 at 5:00 am | Bonner County Daily Bee SANDPOINT Trees provide more than 5,000 products that people use every day, according to data from the Idaho Department of Lands. Paper, toilet paper, furniture, toothpaste, tires the list of pro...

Comments

Read More

Contact Us

(208) 263-9534
PO Box 159
Sandpoint, ID 83864

©2017 Bonner County Daily Bee Terms of Use Privacy Policy
X