Two men dead in Idaho ATV accident

Posted at 12:48 PM, Jul 08, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-08 20:25:52-04

Two men are dead after an all-terrain vehicle crash near Elk River, Idaho Friday night.

KHQ-TV reports that Clearwater County Deputies responded at about 10:30 p.m. Friday to Basin Road near Elk River for a report of an ATV crash.

Upon arrival, deputies found 21-year-old Blake Braun of Juliaetta, Idaho and 22-year-old Brock Daugherty of Clarkston, Washington, both deceased.

It was determined Braun and Daugherty were on a Kawasaki ATV that left the roadway and struck a tree, ejecting and killing them instantly. Neither was wearing a helmet.

Family members have been notified and the crash is still under investigation.

(The Associated Press contributed to this article.)