U of I students likely drowned after crash

Posted at 6:09 PM, May 18, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-19 10:07:35-04

Two Nampa residents who were heading to the University of Idaho and crashed into the Salmon River are believed to have had drowned, according to the Idaho County Sheriff's Office.

Cayla Danenberg, 20, and Tiffany Maupin, 21, both of Nampa, were headed to the University of Idaho where they were students on May 17th, 2016.

The vehicle they were in left the road at approximately 7:00 p.m., and went into the Salmon River on Highway 95 at milepost 210.9.

Idaho County Sheriff’s deputies and search and rescue personnel searched the riverbanks for the victims but were unable to find them.

Other motorists were unable to assist due to the location and flow of the river.

Family notifications have been made.