WINCHESTER, Idaho (KLIX)-A Washington woman died in an early morning head-on crash near Winchester, Idaho. According to Idaho State Police, troopers and officers with the Nez Perce Tribal Police were called out at around 4:30 a.m. for the two vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 95. The initial investigation determined the 75-year-old Seattle woman was headed south in a Toyota Camry when she crossed the centerline and hit a Chevrolet Equinox head-on.

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ISP said the Washington woman had been wearing a seat belt, but died at the scene. The 49-year old male driver and 48-year-old female passenger of the Chevrolet, both from Lewiston, were taken to an area hospital; they had not been wearing seat belts. U.S. 95 was closed for about three hours before it was opened up again.

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