Sunday, March 26, 2017

Injury Crash on I15 North of Malad

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Idaho State Police
District 5 5205 South 5th Ave.
Pocatello, Idaho 83204-2299
(208) 236-6466 FAX: (208) 236-6068

For Immediate Release: 03/26/17 4:30 p.m.
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On March 25, 2017, at approximately 10:05 pm. the Idaho State Police investigated a one vehicle crash on I-15 near milepost 20, 7 miles north of Malad, Idaho. Latisha Beebe, 44, of Layton, Utah was traveling southbound in a 2007 Mitsubishi Eclipse. She struck the guardrail on the left shoulder and lost control of the vehicle. The vehicle continued across both southbound lanes and off the right shoulder where the vehicle rolled. Beebe was transported by air ambulance to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls.

Both southbound lanes were closed for approximately 45 minutes. It is unknown if Beebe was wearing her seatbelt. The investigation is ongoing.



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Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Property damage crash on I84

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District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID 83338-5904 (208) 324-6000
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For Immediate Release: <03/22/17 11:06>
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On March 22, 2017, at approximately 3:24 p.m. the Idaho State Police investigated a two vehicle crash on Interstate 84 at milepost 184.3, just 8 miles east of Twin Falls, Idaho. Benjamin Ping, 43, of Clarksburg, Maryland, was traveling westbound in a 2014 Kennworth Semi with trailer when he failed to maintain his lane and struck another commercial vehicle parked on the shoulder. Oswald Perez, 41, of Galt California, had parked his 2008 Kennworth Semi with trailer on the shoulder due to sustaining engine trouble. Benjamin Ping was hauling jelly and juice which scattered across the roadway during the crash. Westbound Interstate 84 was blocked off and rerouted at milepost 188 until 8:03 p.m. while the crash was being cleared. Both Ping and Perez were wearing seatbelts. No injuries were sustained. The crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.

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Semi Crash in Elmore County Blocks Traffic

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

For Immediate Release: 03/22/17 1:45 p.m.
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On Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at approximately 10:43 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle, non-injury crash, westbound I84 at milepost 78, in Elmore County.

Douglas Barton, 62, of Surrey, British Columbia, was stopped on the right, westbound shoulder in a 2007 Freightliner commercial vehicle. Thomas Smith, 33, of Boise, was traveling westbound in a 2005 Freightliner commercial vehicle, when he failed to maintain his lane and struck Barton?s commercial vehicle.

Barton was in the sleeper cab and was not wearing a seatbelt. Smith was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.
Due to both commercial vehicles catching on fire, one westbound lane of travel was blocked for approximately five hours while crews worked to clean up the scene.

The crash is under investigation.


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Fatal Crash near Arimo - Update

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Idaho State Police
District 5 5205 South 5th Ave.
Pocatello, Idaho 83204-2299
(208) 236-6466 FAX: (208) 236-6068

For Immediate Release: 3/22/2017 1:30 p.m.
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On March 22, 2017, at approximately 6:12 a.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a multi-vehicle crash on southbound Interstate 15 at milepost 40, near Arimo. A 2004 Saturn Ion, driven by Kathleen Garcia, age 36 of American Falls, was headed southbound when she struck the rear of a 2015 Freightliner, driven by Shane Jones, 41 of Pocatello. Garcia's vehicle went off the shoulder, overcorrected and rolled coming to rest in the left lane facing the wrong direction. Garcia's vehicle was then struck by a 2008 Peterbuilt, driven by Dale Dean, age 52 of Hermiston, Oregon. Garcia was wearing her seatbelt and succumbed to her injuries at the scene.

Next of kin has been notified. The crash remains under investigation.

MAC/KIJ


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The Idaho State Police are currently investigating a three vehicle crash on Interstate 15 at milepost 40, near Arimo. There is one confirmed fatality and the left lane is currently blocked. Motorists are encouraged to use caution when traveling through the area. More information will be released when it becomes available.

MC/NH
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Fatal Crash near Arimo

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District 5 5205 South 5th Ave.
Pocatello, Idaho 83204-2299
(208) 236-6466 FAX: (208) 236-6068

For Immediate Release: 3/22/2017 7:10 a.m.
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The Idaho State Police are currently investigating a three vehicle crash on Interstate 15 at milepost 40, near Arimo. There is one confirmed fatality and the left lane is currently blocked. Motorists are encouraged to use caution when traveling through the area. More information will be released when it becomes available.

MC/NH
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Sunday, March 19, 2017

Injury Crash in Twin Falls County

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District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID 83338-5904 (208) 324-6000
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For Immediate Release: 03/19/17 2:30 A.M.
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The Idaho State Police is investigating a two vehicle injury-crash at the intersection of N 3800 E and State Highway 50 in Twin Falls County. The intersection is blocked. More information will be released when it becomes available.

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Friday, March 17, 2017

Injury crash on I84 at Garrity

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

For Immediate Release: 03/17/2017 7:30 p.m.
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On Friday, March 17th, 2017, at approximately 5:05 p.m. the Idaho State Police investigated a three vehicle injury crash on Interstate 84 at milepost 38, the Garrity overpass.

Alexandria Cowles, 19 of Nampa, was westbound in a 2013 Volkswagen Bug, when she failed to slow for traffic that was stopped in the area. Cowles' vehicle rear-ended a 2003 Toyota Tacoma driven by Brian Cate, 44 of Boise. Cate's vehicle was pushed into a 2012 Honda Accord, driven by Frank Towel,75 of Caldwell. Cate's vehicle overturned coming to rest on its top.

All occupants were wearing seatbelts. A passenger in Towell's vehicle was transported by ground ambulance to Saint Alphonsus Health Plaza in Nampa. The two left lanes of travel were blocked for approximately 1 hour as crew cleared the scene.


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