LEWISTON, Idaho -- Authorities in northern Idaho say they have recoved the bodies of a woman and child that were in a submerged vehicle in the Lochsa River for nearly a week.
Search and rescue divers were delayed because water in the river was running high and moving fast.
Idaho State Police say the bodies of 22-year-old Talia Rushing of Boise and 2-year-old Layton Hallmark were recovered Tuesday along with a Chrysler PT Cruiser they were traveling in.
Police say 29-year-old Boone Hallmark fell asleep while driving at 3 a.m. on July 2 on U.S. Highway 12, and the car went into the river near Lowell.
Police say Hallmark tried to help the victims, but was washed out of the vehicle and survived.
The crash remains under investigation.