Toddler killed in Ponderay car crash

By Cameron Rasmusson
Reader Staff

A car collision near Ponderay on Monday morning killed a 2-year-old girl.

According to Idaho State Police, Keanu M Dooley, 22, was turning left onto Sunnyside Road in his 1998 Subaru Forester when he was hit on the passenger side by Wesley Free, 29, in his 2017 Ford truck. While neither man was wearing a seatbelt, the 2-year-old girl in Dooley’s car was properly secured in a child’s seat.

The Monarch Market in Clark Fork is accepting donations for the Dooley family, as well as hosting a bake sale and pizza fundraiser this Saturday and Sunday. Those unable to donate in person can still contribute by mailing a check to Monarch Market, P.O. Box 100, Clark Fork, ID, 83811. Make checks payable to Keanu Dooley. There is also an option to donate through PayPal at

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