Canyon County

Police: Caldwell woman dead after single-vehicle accident near New Meadows

A Caldwell woman died in a one-vehicle accident near New Meadows Saturday morning, according to Idaho State Police.

Kristina Montgomery, 20, was driving her 2000 Buick LeSabre south on U.S. Highway 95 when she went off the shoulder near Milepost 158. She overcorrected and hit a tree, according to ISP.

She died at the scene of the crash, ISP said.

The road was partially blocked for nearly three hours while crews cleared the scene, according to ISP.

Montgomery had been wearing her seatbelt. The incident is still under investigation, according to ISP.

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