Meridian man, woman die in rollover crash on Highway 95

Meridian man, woman die in rollover crash on Highway 95
WHITEBIRD, Idaho (KBOI) - A Meridian man and woman have died as a result of a crash near Whitebird in northern Idaho, Idaho State Police says.

ISP says Richard Barnes, 68, was driving when he passed a semi truck on Highway 95 Monday afternoon. While in the opposite lane, ISP says he drove his truck and camp trailer back into the lane, but struck the semi truck -- causing both to drive off the road.

Barnes' vehicle went down an embankment and came to a rest on its top. Richard died at the scene. His passenger, 67-year-old Prudence Barnes, later died at a Lewiston hospital.

The driver of the semi truck was not injured. ISP is continuing to investigate the crash.