KETCHUM -- Blaine County prosecutors say they will not file any charges in a driver's educationvehicle crash that killed a 15-year-old central Idaho boy.
Prosecuting attorney Jim Thomas reviewed the investigation of the Oct. 26 crash that killed Austin Hennefer of Carey. He told the Idaho Mountain Express that he did not believe criminal charges are
warranted, given the tragic circumstances and lack of criminal intent.
Investigators have said Hennefer was making an unsafe turn in the middle of U.S. Highway 20when the driver's ed car was struck by another vehicle, which was unable to stop due to the icy roads.
Thomas says there may be civil liability issues from the crash that also injured the driver's edteacher, another student driver and the driver of the second vehicle.