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Calvin Miller, Dakota, Jack and Delilah killed after teen daughter fell asleep at the wheel

BY Anas Shah Jun 16, 2023. 10:51 pm UPDATED: Jun 16, 2023. 10:51 pm

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According to investigators, an Idaho adolescent fell asleep at the wheel and crashed her car into a cliff, killing herself, her father, and her two little siblings.

Calvin Miller, a 36-year-old divorced father, was driving his three children, Dakota, 17, Jack, 10, and Delilah, 8, to visit their grandfather who was receiving hospice care on Saturday when their automobile fell 30 feet into the Salmon River north of Riggins.

Police verified on Wednesday that Dakota’s driving weariness from the family’s 274-mile journey from their Spokane, Washington, home to Council, Idaho, was likely what led to the sad collision.

“Dakota drove off the highway, striking a large pile of rocks, sending the vehicle airborne,” the incident report reads.

“The vehicle struck another large pile of rocks, flipping the vehicle over end and landing upside down in the Salmon River.”

Dakota

Calvin Miller

A local fisherman found their car partially underwater, and the police concluded that the family had probably drowned.

The mother of Jack and Delilah and Miller’s ex-girlfriend Zella Blair said her family was devastated by the news.

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“I don’t know if I can get used to them not coming through the door after school and yelling for me again,” Blair, who was co-parenting her kids with Miller, told KREM2.

Zella Blair

“They were huge. They were my whole life.”

The heartbroken mother said she had dropped off Jack and Delilah on Friday to spend the weekend with their dad, and that she was unaware of his plans to visit their grandfather.

Blair said it was Miller’s current partner, Amberlynn Weber, who broke the news to her.

“I feel really bad for Amber, though, because she did lose all four people of her household,” Blair said.

“Even though they weren’t her blood kids, she was always really great to them.”

Scott Henri, Amberlynn’s stepfather, said his kin were also torn apart by the tragedy, describing Miller and his children as a wonderful addition to their own family.

Calvin Miller

“Calvin was a truly exceptional human being, and we’re lucky to have had the time with him that we did,” Henri told KREM2.

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“His kind heart and sensitive soul, not to mention his amazing sense of humor, brought a richness to our lives that can’t be replaced.”

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