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Grangeville man dies in Saturday crash on Lake Road

— Chad M. Frei, 39, died Saturday night, April 23, as a result of injuries sustained in a one-vehicle crash.

The incident was reported at 11 p.m. one mile from U.S. Highway 95 on Lake Road, according to the Idaho County Sheriff’s Office (ICSO). Idaho County deputies and Syringa Ambulance responded to the scene where Frei was found trapped in his 2015 Chevrolet pickup. Deputies and ambulance crew were able to extricate Frei and he was transported to Syringa Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

According to ICSO, Frei was northbound on Lake Road when he went off the left side of the road after negotiating a curve. The vehicle continued off the roadway, through a fence and hit the dirt embankment. Frei was not wearing a seatbelt; airbags did deploy.

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