Sunday, August 20, 2017

Fatality Crash in Boise County

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

For Immediate Release: 08/20/17 7:13 a.m.
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On Sunday, August 20, 2017 at approximately 2:45 a.m., Idaho State Police responded to a single vehicle, fatality crash on State Highway 55 near milepost 76, in Boise County.

Dean Rogers, 47, of Horseshoe Bend, was traveling southbound on a 2014 Harley Davidson motorcycle, when he drove off the right shoulder and struck a telephone pole.

Rogers was not wearing a helmet and succumbed to his injuries at the scene. Next of kin has been notified. The crash is under investigation.


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Saturday, August 19, 2017

Final Update: Grass Fire Blocking Northbound I15 North Of Portneuf Road

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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: 08/20/2017 12:54am
Please direct questions to the District Office

***Update***

All lanes northbound on I15 are open.

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The right northbound lane is open. Motorists should still expect delays.

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Idaho State Police is on scene of a grass fire on both shoulders of the roadway northbound I15 at mile marker 64.5, north of Portneuf Road.

Both northbound lanes are blocked. Northbound traffic is being routed off I15 at exit 63, Portneuf Road and back on I15 at 67, S 5th.

Motorists should expect delays.


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Grass Fire Blocking Northbound I15 North Of Portneuf Road

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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: 08/20/2017 12:38am
Please direct questions to the District Office

***Update***

The right northbound lane is open. Motorists should still expect delays.

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Idaho State Police is on scene of a grass fire on both shoulders of the roadway northbound I15 at mile marker 64.5, north of Portneuf Road.

Both northbound lanes are blocked. Northbound traffic is being routed off I15 at exit 63, Portneuf Road and back on I15 at 67, S 5th.

Motorists should expect delays.


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Grass Fire Blocking Northbound I15 North Of Portneuf Road

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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: 08/20/2017 12:24am
Please direct questions to the District Office

Idaho State Police is on scene of a grass fire on both shoulders of the roadway northbound I15 at mile marker 64.5, north of Portneuf Road.

Both northbound lanes are blocked. Northbound traffic is being routed off I15 at exit 63, Portneuf Road and back on I15 at 67, S 5th.

Motorists should expect delays.


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UPDATE Fatality Crash Northbound I15 Near Idaho Falls

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Idaho State Police
District 6 1540 Foote Dr.
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828
(208) 525-7377 FAX: (208) 525-7294

For Immediate Release: 08/19/17 at 9:15 a.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On August 17, 2017, at approximately 12:51 a.m., Idaho State police investigated a vehicle versus pedestrian fatality crash on northbound Interstate 15 at milepost 117,in Idaho Falls.

Alexis A. Fehringer, 41, of Idaho Falls, was laying in the lane of travel where she was struck by multiple vehicles. Fehringer succumbed to her injuries at the scene of the crash. Next of kin has been notified.

One vehicle returned to the scene of the incident. Idaho State Police is requesting information regarding any other involved vehicle(s) or unusual events. Any tips can be reported by calling the ISP District 6 office at (208)525-7377.

The crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.


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Idaho State Police
District 6 1540 Foote Dr.
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828
(208) 525-7377 FAX: (208) 525-7294

For Immediate Release: 08/17/17 05:02 a.m.
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On August 17, 2017, at approximately 12:51 a.m., Idaho State Police investigated a vehicle versus pedestrian fatality crash, northbound I-15 at the 117 milepost, near Idaho Falls.

Idaho State Police is requesting information regarding the vehicle or any other unusual event observed at that location. Any tips can be reported by calling the ISP District 6 office (208) 525-7377.

The northbound lanes were blocked for approximately 3 hours.

Next of kin has been notified.



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Three Vehicle Crash I15@118

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Idaho State Police
District 6 1540 Foote Dr.
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828
(208) 525-7377 FAX: (208) 525-7294

For Immediate Release: 08/19/17 1:01 A.M.
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On Friday August 18, 2017 at approximately 5:21 P.M., Idaho State Police investigated a three vehicle property damage crash on Interstate 15 at milepost 118, near Idaho Falls.

Christopher Field, 40, of Nibley, UT, was driving northbound on I15 in a 2000 Sierra K2500 pickup pulling a trailer. Field failed to yield to slowing traffic in the area and struck a 2007 Mazda M3, driven by Janel Cortes, 18, of Idaho Falls, ID. Cortes' vehicle was pushed into the median guard rail. Field's vehicle continued on and struck a 2010 Ford F250 pickup, driven by Donald Hammer, 49, of Rexburg, ID. Hammer's vehicle was pushed into the median guard rail, and Field's vehicle came to rest in the right lane of travel. All occupants were wearing a seatbelt.

The right lane of travel was blocked for approximately one hour.



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Thursday, August 17, 2017

Injury Crash on I-15 mp 196, near Idaho/Montana border

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Idaho State Police
District 6 1540 Foote Dr.
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828
(208) 525-7377 FAX: (208) 525-7294

For Immediate Release: Thursday - 08/17/2017 3:25 p.m.
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On Thursday, August 17, 2017, at approximately 10:00 a.m., the Idaho State Police investigated an injury crash on I-15 near milepost 196, near the Montana border.

James Schlichting, 60, of Collingswood, New Jersey, was travelling northbound on a 2017 Harley Davidson motorcycle. Doris Anderson, 80, of Grand Junction, Colorado, was driving northbound in a 2011 Hyundai Elantra. Anderson initiated a lane change and Schlichting went into the median to avoid Anderson's vehicle and lost control.

Schlichting was transported via air ambulance to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls. He was wearing a helmet.

Both the north and south inside lanes were blocked for emergency vehicles for approximately three hours while crews worked to clear the scene.

The crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.

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