Clearwater County Sheriff's Office

OROFINO - On February 6 at just after 10:30 P.M., The Clearwater County Sheriff's Office, Orofino Ambulance and Rescue 3 responded to a single vehicle injury accident involving a car striking a tree which had fallen into the roadway. The crash was near mile marker 49.5 on Highway 12.

The driver, 49-year-old Carol Reuben, of Kooskia, was Eastbound on Highway 12 when she struck a large tree laying across the road. Carol, the only occupant in the vehicle was wearing her seatbelt at the time. She suffered minor injuries and was transported to the hospital, by Orofino Ambulance, for treatment.

The vehicle was towed and the remaining tree removed from the roadway.