Fatal bike accident involving Clearwater County deputy | News
A 61-year-old Orofino woman died this morning after her bicycle was struck by a pickup on US 12.
According to the Idaho State Police, Theresa Grossklaus was traveling in the far right eastbound lane of travel near milepost 43.5 when 51-year-old Mitchell Jared of Pierce, who was also traveling in the far right lane, allegedly struck her with his 2011 Dodge pickup at 10:18 a.m.
Grossklaus, who was wearing a helmet, died at the scene. Jared, who was on duty at the time as a Clearwater County Sheriff's Deputy, was not injured, according to ISP.