Man killed in Highway 95 crash near Sagle

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by KREM.com

KREM.com

Posted on January 9, 2014 at 12:45 PM

Updated Thursday, Jan 9 at 6:59 PM

SAGLE, IDAHO-- A man died after being hit by another driver early Thursday near Sagle, Idaho.

Barbara Farrington, 70, was traveling south on US 95 around 7:30 a.m. when she swerved into the northbound lane, according to Idaho State Police.  She collided with Darrel Kirking, 61, who was traveling north in his Ford Escort.

Kirking was pronounced dead at the scene, according to troopers.  Medics transported Farrington to Kootenai Medical Center.  The extent of her injuries was unknown but authorities said she was not wearing a seatbelt.  The highway was closed in both directions for over two hours while troopers investigated the scene.

The case remained under investigation.

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