Idaho man dead after driving truck off embankment

Idaho man dead after driving truck off embankment

A Juliaetta man is dead after driving his car off the shoulder of the road Friday night.

Christopher L. Wilman, 64, was driving a 1995 Freightliner truck eastbound on Forest Service Road 301 around 9 p.m. near milepost 2.2, near Clarkia. Wilman attempted to negotiate a left turn when he drove off the right shoulder of the road, going down an embankment. He was trapped inside his vehicle and was not wearing a seatbelt.

Wilman was declared dead at the scene by the Benewah County coroner.

The investigation is ongoing.