Saturday, January 24, 2015

Injury Crash On Interstate 15 Near Fort Hall

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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: 1/24/2015 4:30 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Saturday, January 24, 2015, at 6:38 a.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a one vehicle rollover crash with injuries on Interstate 15 at milepost 79.8, near the Fort Hall exit in Bannock County.

Mitsue C. Stanfield, 21 of Idaho Falls, was driving a 1999 Toyota Corolla north on Interstate 15 when she lost control of the vehicle. The vehicle left the roadway off the left shoulder, traveled through the median and rolled before coming to rest on its top. Stanfield and her passenger, Janis P. Stanfield, 20 of Idaho Falls, were both wearing seatbelts and were transported by ambulance to Portneuf Medical Center in Pocatello.

This crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.

KL/KS
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Slick Conditions NB I15 Between Fort Hall and Blackfoot

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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: 01/24/2015 10:00 a.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

Idaho State Police is currently investigating numerous crashes on I15 in between Fort Hall and Blackfoot. Motorists are to use extreme caution when driving through the area because of ice on the road due to freezing fog.

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Fatal Crash in Middleton

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

For Immediate Release: 1/24/2015 1:46 a.m.
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On Friday, January 23, 2015 at approximately 10:34 p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a single-vehicle, fatal crash at the roundabout at the intersection of Emmett Road and 9th Street in Middleton. Brian Astle, 20, of Kuna, was northbound on Emmett Road in a 2001 Dodge Ram pickup. As Astle entered the roundabout he lost control of the vehicle, overcorrected, and went off the right shoulder of the road, where the pickup overturned.

Astle was not wearing his seatbelt and was ejected from the vehicle. He was pronounced deceased at the scene of the crash. Nathan Westberg, 18, of Meridian, and Clatyon Crofts, 18, of Middleton, were passengers in the vehicle. Both Westberg and Crofts were wearing their seatbelts. Neither were transported to the hospital. Astle's next of kin has been notified. The crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.

KB / JH

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Friday, January 23, 2015

Final Update-Vehicle Verses Train Crash in Pocatello

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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: 01/23/15 9:00 pm
Please direct questions to the District Office

**Final Update**

Fernandez was issued a citation.

**end of update**

**update**

The road is back open at this time

**end of update**

**Update**

On Thursday, January 23, 2015, at approximately 5:20 pm the Idaho State Police investigated a vehicle verses train crash at Dekay Road and Tyhee Road in Pocatello. Chase Fernandez, 23, of Pocatello, was eastbound on Tyhee Road in a 1993 Chevrolet Blazer, and stopped at the rail crossing. A Union Pacific train was traveling northbound; Fernandez failed to yield to the train. The train struck the rear passenger side of Fernandez's vehicle.

Fernandez was wearing a seatbelt and was not injured. The road is still blocked at this time. This crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police. The Idaho State Police were assisted by Chubbuck PD, Bannock County Sherriff's Office and Bannock County Search & Rescue.

SG/NEH

**end of update**


The Idaho State Police is at the scene of vehicle verses train crash at Dekay Road and Tyhee Road in Pocatello. Traffic is blocked at this time; police are advising traffic to avoid the area. More Information will follow when it is available.

SG / NEH
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Final Update-Vehicle Verses Train Crash in Pocatello

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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: 01/23/15 9:00 pm
Please direct questions to the District Office

**Final Update**

The road is back open at this time

**end of update**

**Update**

On Thursday, January 23, 2015, at approximately 5:20 pm the Idaho State Police investigated a vehicle verses train crash at Dekay Road and Tyhee Road in Pocatello. Chase Fernandez, 23, of Pocatello, was eastbound on Tyhee Road in a 1993 Chevrolet Blazer, and stopped at the rail crossing. A Union Pacific train was traveling northbound; Fernandez failed to yield to the train. The train struck the rear passenger side of Fernandez's vehicle.

Fernandez was wearing a seatbelt and was not injured. The road is still blocked at this time. This crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police. The Idaho State Police were assisted by Chubbuck PD, Bannock County Sherriff's Office and Bannock County Search & Rescue.

SG/NEH

**end of update**


The Idaho State Police is at the scene of vehicle verses train crash at Dekay Road and Tyhee Road in Pocatello. Traffic is blocked at this time; police are advising traffic to avoid the area. More Information will follow when it is available.

SG / NEH
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Final Update-Single Vehicle Rollover North of Blackfoot

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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: 01/23/15 7:50 pm
Please direct questions to the District Office

**Final Update**

On Thursday, January 23, 2015, at approximately 6:16 pm the Idaho State Police investigated a single vehicle rollover southbound I15 at exit 98, north of Blackfoot. Christian Deegest, 17, of Pocatello, was southbound on I15 in a 1997 Pontiac Van. Deegest failed to negotiate the curve and rolled the vehicle. Deegest and his passenger Joseph Palmer, 42, of Pocatello, were transported by ground ambulance to Bingham Memorial.

Deegest and Palmer were wearing their seatbelts. This crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.

SG/SA

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**Update**

This crash is now clear. More information will follow when it is available.

**End of update**

The Idaho State Police is at the scene of a single vehicle rollover crash southbound I15 at the 98 exit, north of Blackfoot. More information will follow when it is available.

SG / NEH
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Update-Single Vehicle Rollover North of Blackfoot

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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: 01/23/15 7:50 pm
Please direct questions to the District Office

**Update**

This crash is now clear. More information will follow when it is available.

**End of update**

The Idaho State Police is at the scene of a single vehicle rollover crash southbound I15 at the 98 exit, north of Blackfoot. More information will follow when it is available.

SG / NEH
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