BF resident killed in Friday accident

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SANDPOINT — A Bonners Ferry woman was killed after she lost control of her vehicle early Friday afternoon north of Ponderay on Highway 95.

Idaho State Police said in a press release that Susan L. Rogers, 74, was northbound on Highway 95 near the northern city limits of Ponderay when she lost control of her 2000 Volkswagen Beetle and went into the southbound lane. A 2015 Isuzu tractor trailer, driven by William R. Lawson, 64, of Spokane, Wash., was southbound when his vehicle struck Roger’s vehicle on the passenger side. There are some reports that the vehicle driven by Lawson was a two-ton van body style vehicle.

Both drivers were wearing seatbelts. Rogers was pronounced deceased at the scene. Next of kin has been notified.

The investigation is continuing. The roadway was blocked for three hours.

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