Missing woman, car found in Clearwater River east of Kamiah
On Saturday, a vehicle was spotted in the Clearwater River in the area of U.S. Highway 12 at milepost 71 and the Idaho County Sheriff's Office Dive Team arrived at 1:59 p.m., according to Idaho State Police.
It was confirmed to be the vehicle that had been seen going into the river June 6. The deceased female occupant was identified as Connie Williams by her tattoos. Williams and the vehicle have been recovered from the river. Williams was not wearing a seatbelt. Next of kin has been notified.
ISP investigated the crash on US12 at milepost 71.6 that happened at approximately 5:51 a.m. June 6. Williams was travelling eastbound on US12 in a 1994 Toyota Corolla when it left the roadway and went into the Clearwater River. The vehicle was briefly seen and identified before it was fully submerged. Life Flight and multiple boats were deployed to search the area, but were unable to locate the vehicle or victim at that time, ISP said.
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