IDAHO COUNTY, Idaho -- A man is dead and a woman is injured after the car they were traveling in flipped into an embankment on Highway 95 in Idaho County just south of Whitebird, Idaho Monday evening.
Richard Barnes, 68, and Prudence Barnes, 67, were attempting to pass a semi-truck on northbound Highway 95 in a 2013 Ford with a trailer attached. Richard got back into the lane the semi-truck was in before he had completely passed the vehicle.
The semi hit Richard’s truck causing it to the leave road. The truck went down an embankment east of the highway and came to a rest on its top.
Richard Barnes was pronounced dead at the scene. Prudence Barnes was transported to a hospital by helicopter.
The driver of the semi-truck was not injured.
The crash is still under investigation.