MAY 13, 2010

Vehicle found over embankment

    On April 28, according to Det. Becky Drewery, a passerby reported an unoccupied truck over a steep embankment, at Gilbert Grade/Hwy 7, to the Clearwater County Sheriff’s Office. The owner of the company-owned vehicle responded to the scene and met with Clearwater County Sheriff’s deputies.

   Investigations lead deputies to Brian D. Kirkland, 28, of Nez Perce who had received treatment for injuries at St. Mary’s Hospital in Cottonwood.

   Kirkland was issued citations for misdemeanor violations of leaving the scene of an accident, failure to report an accident, and inattentive driving. He is to appear on May 17 in Clearwater Second Judicial District Magistrate court.