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ISP seeks info in death of deaf pedestrian
June 5, 2017
At about 9:42 p.m. Sunday, May 21, a fatal crash occurred near the intersection of Highway 95 and Garwood Road north of Hayden. A 2003 Dodge Durango driven by Travis M. Storms, 38, Athol, struck pedestrian Velvette R. Skaggs, 37, Comanche, Oklahoma, who was standing in the middle of the northbound lanes of travel for unknown reasons.

Skaggs died at the scene.

Skaggs and her husband, Patrick Schultz, 51, also from Oklahoma, were passing though the area when the crash occurred. Skaggs and Shultz were both deaf and driving a rental car with Wyoming license plates.

Idaho State Police is asking that anyone who saw them in the area in the days before the crash or who had contact with them around that time to please call (208) 209-8620.
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