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Riggins man presumed drowned following crash

ICSO deputies patroling river for Olson


Derek L. Olson

— Riggins resident Derek L. Olson, 35, is presumed drowned following a Monday morning accident into the Salmon River.

Witnesses reported March 20, 12:05 a.m., to Idaho County Sheriff’s Dispatch hearing tires squeal and taillights go into the river near milepost 192.4 on U.S. Highway 95.

Deputies found evidence at the scene that substantiated this witness account.


More on this story in Wednesday’s Idaho County Free Press.


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