Teen killed when car slams into tree along Genesee-Juliaetta Road

Teen killed when car slams into tree along Genesee-Juliaetta Road

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Teen killed when car slams into tree along Genesee-Juliaetta Road

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by KREM.com

KREM.com

Posted on November 30, 2013 at 11:44 AM

Updated Saturday, Nov 30 at 2:58 PM

LATAH COUNTY, Idaho -- A passenger was killed in a crash late Friday night along Genesee-Juliaetta Road.

Idaho State Police said a driver lost control of his car on a downhill turn east of the junction at Lenville Road around 11:40 p.m.  The car left the road, rolled once and hit a tree. The passenger in the vehicle, identified as Jessica D. Russell, 18, was ejected and died of injuries at the scene.  The 25-year-old driver was sent to the hospital.

ISP said seatbelts were not worn at the time of the crash.

Latah County Sheriff’s Deputies also responded to the wreck along with ISP.

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