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ISP confirms fatal crash on US 95 near Tensed

TENSED, Idaho - Idaho State Police have confirmed one driver is dead and two others are in the hospital with serious injuries in a crash near Tensed on Friday.  

According to ISP, a pickup truck collided with a semi truck on US 95 at milepost 378 in Benewah County around 1 p.m. 

Troopers said both trucks were fully engulfed in fire and the driver of the pickup truck died at the scene. The driver of the semi truck, 53-year-old Walter Chappell, was air lifted to the hospital, and the truck's passenger, 49-year-old Danny Moore, was transported by ambulance.  

Northbound and southbound lanes of US 95 are blocked while investigation continues. 

Drivers are asked to avoid the area. 



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