Accident on Hwy 12

A one-vehicle accident near mile post 45 on Highway 12 resulted in two people being transported to the Clearwater Valley Hospital on Saturday, April 13.

Harry Mitchell, 75, of Orofino, said he'd fallen asleep and driven off the road. Clearwater County Sheriff deputies found a red 2009 Lincoln Continental about 25 feet off the road when they arrived on scene.

The Clearwater County Ambulance transported Karen Mitchell, 73 of Orofino, and a juvenile male to the hospital. Miles Towing of Kooskia recovered the vehicle.

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