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Grader operator in Brush Lake Road rollover identified

January 7, 2022

Idaho State Police continue to investigate a fatal grader rollover that was reported at about 8:44 a.m. Thursday on Brush Lake Road. The Boundary County Coroner has confirmed that the operator who died was Bob Avery, 69, Sandpoint.

According to an ISP release, the T-500 Galion road grader, being used on a logging operation, left the roadway near the Camp Nine crossover and rolled down an embankment. The grader came to rest on its top. Avery was pronounced dead at the scene.

His next of kin has been notified.

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