Officers honored for going 'above and beyond' | News
NEZPERCE, ID - Lewis County Sheriff Brian Brokop today honored two of his deputies for going "above and beyond their normal duties" Friday night to rescue three people after a crash on State Highway 62. Cpl. Phillip Arnzen and Deputy Austin Smith physically lifted the 2007 Chevy Cobalt off of one of the individuals who was trapped under the car. Two others were were also injured.
The crash happened on State Highway 62 near milepost 9 at about 11:25 p.m. Friday night. According to the Idaho State Police, 25-year-old Jesse Savoy-Striebeck of Clarkston was eastbound when he drove off the right hand side of the roadway into a field where the vehicle overturned. The vehicle's airbags were deployed. The driver and both passengers, 46-year-old Tamara Hite of Nampa and 41-year-old Michael Weddle of Craigmont, were transported to St. Mary's hospital in Cottonwood. Hite was wearing a seatbelt, while Savoy-Striebeck and Weddle were not, according to ISP.