Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Final Update: Lanes Open Following Fatality Crash Near Carey

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District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID 83338-5904 (208) 324-6000
Fax (208) 324-7897

For Immediate Release: 1/22/2019 11:22 a.m.
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***Final Update***

All lanes on U.S. Highway 20-26-93 near Carey are open.

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On Tuesday, January 22, 2019, at approximately 12:38 a.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle fatality crash on U.S. Highway 20-26-93 at milepost 206.8, near Carey, Idaho.

James L. Brannen, 51, of Shelley, was driving a 2001 Chevrolet Tahoe westbound on U.S. Highway 20-26-93. Brannen crossed the center line and struck an empty cattle truck head-on. The cattle truck came to rest on the right shoulder. The Tahoe spun around in the lane of travel coming to a stop blocking the westbound lanes.

The cattle truck was being driven by William Featherston, 64, of Sun River, Montana. Featherston was wearing a seatbelt and not transported.

Brannen succumbed to his injuries on scene. It is undetermined at this time if he was wearing a seatbelt. Next of kin has been notified.

The westbound lanes were blocked for approximately 4 hours. The eastbound lanes are currently blocked while the cattle truck is being recovered.

This crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.

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Correction - Injury Crash I84 MP 29, in Caldwell, ID

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District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian 83642
(208) 846-7550
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For Immediate Release: 01/22/2019 9:55 A.M.
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*Correction*

Alvarez was driving eastbound and struck Tinck's vehicle.

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***FINAL UPDATE***

For Immediate Release: 01/21/2019 at 7:50 p.m.

On January 21, 2019, at approximately 2:00 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle crash eastbound on Interstate 84, near milepost 29, in Caldwell, Idaho.

Michael R. Tinck, 79, of Fruitland, ID, attempted to turn left through an emergency crossover from the right shoulder of the interstate in a 2000 Dodge Caravan. Eliza M. Alvarez, 27, of Caldwell, ID, was driving eastbound in a 2011 GMC Transverse, and struck Alvarez's vehicle.

Also in Alvarez's vehicle were passengers Jose M. Arreola, 27, of Caldwell, ID, and a minor child.

Neither Tinck nor Arreola were wearing seatbelts. Alvarez was wearing a seatbelt. The minor child was in a child safety seat, however the seat was not buckled into the car.

All subjects were transported by ground ambulance to St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise, ID.

There was partial lane blockage for a total of approximately 1.5 hours.


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*****UPDATE*****
For Immediate Release: 1/21/2019 at 5:25 p.m.

All westbound lanes of travel are open at this time.

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For Immediate Release: 01/21/19 2:25 pm
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Idaho State Police is investigating a crash in the median on I84 at milepost 29 in Caldwell. The inside lanes of both eastbound and westbound I84 are blocked.

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Fatality Crash Near Carey

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District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID 83338-5904 (208) 324-6000
Fax (208) 324-7897

For Immediate Release: 1/22/2019 6:00 a.m.
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On Tuesday, January 22, 2019, at approximately 12:38 a.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle fatality crash on U.S. Highway 20-26-93 at milepost 206.8, near Carey, Idaho.

James L. Brannen, 51, of Shelley, was driving a 2001 Chevrolet Tahoe westbound on U.S. Highway 20-26-93. Brannen crossed the center line and struck an empty cattle truck head-on. The cattle truck came to rest on the right shoulder. The Tahoe spun around in the lane of travel coming to a stop blocking the westbound lanes.

The cattle truck was being driven by William Featherston, 64, of Sun River, Montana. Featherston was wearing a seatbelt and not transported.

Brannen succumbed to his injuries on scene. It is undetermined at this time if he was wearing a seatbelt. Next of kin has been notified.

The westbound lanes were blocked for approximately 4 hours. The eastbound lanes are currently blocked while the cattle truck is being recovered.

This crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.

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Monday, January 21, 2019

FINAL UPDATE - Injury Crash I84 MP 29, in Caldwell, ID

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District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian 83642
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***FINAL UPDATE***

For Immediate Release: 01/21/2019 at 7:50 p.m.

On January 21, 2019, at approximately 2:00 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle crash eastbound on Interstate 84, near milepost 29, in Caldwell, Idaho.

Michael R. Tinck, 79, of Fruitland, ID, attempted to turn left through an emergency crossover from the right shoulder of the interstate in a 2000 Dodge Caravan. Eliza M. Alvarez, 27, of Caldwell, ID, was driving eastbound in a 2011 GMC Transverse, and struck Alvarez's vehicle.

Also in Alvarez's vehicle were passengers Jose M. Arreola, 27, of Caldwell, ID, and a minor child.

Neither Tinck nor Arreola were wearing seatbelts. Alvarez was wearing a seatbelt. The minor child was in a child safety seat, however the seat was not buckled into the car.

All subjects were transported by ground ambulance to St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise, ID.

There was partial lane blockage for a total of approximately 1.5 hours.


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*****UPDATE*****
For Immediate Release: 1/21/2019 at 5:25 p.m.

All westbound lanes of travel are open at this time.

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***END OF UPDATE***




For Immediate Release: 01/21/19 2:25 pm
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Idaho State Police is investigating a crash in the median on I84 at milepost 29 in Caldwell. The inside lanes of both eastbound and westbound I84 are blocked.

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UPDATE - Crash with Lane Blockage I84 MP 29, in Caldwell, ID

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District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian 83642
(208) 846-7550
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*****UPDATE*****
For Immediate Release: 1/21/2019 at 5:25 p.m.

All westbound lanes of travel are open at this time.

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***END OF UPDATE***




For Immediate Release: 01/21/19 2:25 pm
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Idaho State Police is investigating a crash in the median on I84 at milepost 29 in Caldwell. The inside lanes of both eastbound and westbound I84 are blocked.

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**Final Update** Fatal Crash With Blockage in McCammon

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Idaho State Police
District 5 5255 S. 5th Avenue, Suite 1
Pocatello, Idaho 83204
(208) 239-9800 FAX: (208) 239-9885

For Immediate Release: 01/21/2019 - 2:40 p.m.
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**Final Update**

On January 21, 2019 at approximately 10:00 a.m., the Idaho State Police responded to a fatality crash eastbound US30 at milepost 361 in McCammon.

Taylor Kollmann, 18, of Pocatello, was traveling westbound on US30 in a 2000 Ford Explorer. H. William Landfair, 74, of Georgetown, was traveling eastbound in a 2014 Dodge Caravan. Kollmann lost control of her vehicle on the snow covered roadway, causing her to cross the center of the roadway where she collided with Landfair head-on.

Landfair succumbed to his injuries at the scene. Next of kin has been notified.

Kollmann was transported by ground ambulance to Portneuf Medical Center. All drivers were wearing their seatbelts. Both eastbound lanes of travel were blocked for approximately 3 hours.

**End of Update**

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Crash with Lane Blockage I84 MP 29, in Caldwell, ID

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District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian 83642
(208) 846-7550
Fax (208) 846-7520

For Immediate Release: 01/21/19 2:25 pm
Please direct questions to the District Office

Idaho State Police is investigating a crash in the median on I84 at milepost 29 in Caldwell. The inside lanes of both the eastbound and westbound i84 are blocked.

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