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Another motorcycle rider loses their life in US 12 accident

Another motorcycle rider died in an accident on U.S. Highway 12 Monday about 3:12 p.m., according to Idaho State Police, the second in three days.

The motorcycle rider was traveling eastbound on US 12 at mile post 161.3 near Powell when they failed to negotiate a slight left hand curve. The 2001 BMW motorcycle went off the right shoulder into the gravel and struck a tree. The rider succumbed to the injuries at the scene. Information about the rider will be released when next of kin has been notified, ISP said.

Idaho County Sheriff's Office and Idaho Transportation Department assisted at the scene.

A Priest River woman, Melody Edwards, died in a motorcycle accident Saturday on US 12 at mile post 75.6 near Kooskia, ISP reported earlier.

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