Idah State Police Press Release

On Thursday, December 5, 2019 just after 8:00 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle, head-on crash on U.S. 95 near milepost 72, just north of Payette.

Susan Griffin, 73, of Payette, was driving northbound on U.S. 95 in a 2013 Chrysler Town & Country minivan. Richard Young, 33, of Council, was driving southbound on U.S. 95 in a 2020 Peterbuilt semi-tractor hauling two trailers full of lumber. 

The vehicles collided head-on near milepost 72. Griffin was pronounced deceased at the scene; she was not wearing a seat belt. Young was not injured; he was wearing a seat belt.

The crash remains under investigation by the Idaho State Police.