A WARM, NOVEMBER MORNING DISTURBED BY TRAGEDY ON LAKE
THE KOOTENAI COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE RECEIVING A REPORT
OF A VEHICLE SUBMERGED NEAR THE BOAT RAMP.
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Our 911 center received a call about a car submerged
in Fernan Lake near the boat lodge, here at the West
end of the lake.
FIRST RESPONDERS FROM THE SHERIFF'S OFFICE AND KOOTENAI
COUNTY AND COEUR D'ALENE FIRE DEPARTMENTS ARRIVED
AND DISCOVERED SEVERAL BODIES INSIDE THE VEHICLE.
THEY WERE IDENTIFIED AS ONE ADULT AND TWO SMALL CHILDREN.
THEIR AGES AND IDENTITIES HAVE NOT YET BEEN REVEALED.
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Priority right now is notifying the family.
We're investigating this incident to figure out if.
to determine what the cause was.
THE KOOTENAI COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE IS NOT REVEALED
ANY DETAILS ABOUT HOW OR WHY THE VEHICLE ENDED UP
IN THE LAKE.
THEY SAY FAMILY IS STILL BEING NOTIFIED.
IT ANTICIPATES THE NAMES OF THE VICTIMS WILL BE RELEASED