Sunday, July 23, 2017

*** Update *** Road Closure in Blaine County

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

For Immediate Release: 07\23\2017 7:37 pm
Please direct questions to the District Office

**** Update ****

The northbound and southbound lanes of State Highway 75 are open. More information will be provided when it becomes available.

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One lane of travel is open. Traffic is being alternated between the northbound and southbound lanes.

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The Idaho State Police are investigating a crash on State Highway 75 near milepost 156, in Blaine County. The road is currently closed from milepost 143 to Galena Summit.

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*** Update *** Road Closure in Blaine County

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

For Immediate Release: 07\23\2017 4:52 pm
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**** Update ****

One lane of travel is open. Traffic is being alternated between the northbound and southbound lanes.

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***** End of Update *****

The Idaho State Police are investigating a crash on State Highway 75 near milepost 156, in Blaine County. The road is currently closed from milepost 143 to Galena Summit.

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Road Closure in Blaine County

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

For Immediate Release: 07\23\2017 3:20 pm
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The Idaho State Police are investigating a crash on State Highway 75 near milepost 156, in Blaine County. The road is currently closed from milepost 143 to Galena Summit. Motorists are encouraged to use alternate routes.


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Saturday, July 22, 2017

Final Update on Double Fatality Crash Near Chester

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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: 7/22/2017 2:35 a.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

***Final Update***

On Friday, July 21, 2017, at approximately 6:00 p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a double fatality crash on US20 north of Chester.

Jose Alfredo Angulo Demara, 35, of San Francisco, California was driving a 2008 Chevrolet Impala, eastbound on US20. Demara crossed the center line and collided head-on with a 2000 Chevrolet pickup in the westbound lane. Demara was pronounced deceased on scene. His passenger, Elena Howell, 24, of Sacramento, California and a juvenile child were taken by air ambulance to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center.

The driver of the pickup, Janis S. Draper Clark, 72, of Rexburg, was also pronounced deceased on scene. Her passenger, Stanley Clark, 88, of Rexburg, was transported by air ambulance to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center.

All occupants of both vehicles were wearing seatbelts. Both directions of US20 was blocked for approximately 3 hours.

This crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.

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***Update***

All lanes of US20 are now opened, more information will be released once available.

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Idaho State Police is currently investigating a crash US20 near milepost 354 north of Chester. All lanes on US20 are currently blocked, detours have been set up.

More information will follow as it becomes available.

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Friday, July 21, 2017

Final Update: Multiple Crashes Block Interstate 84 West of Burley

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District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID 83338-5904 (208) 324-6000
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For Immediate Release: 7/21/2017 at 11:15 p.m.
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*****FINAL UPDATE*****

On Friday, July 21, 2017, Idaho State Police investigated three property damage crashes on Interstate 84 between mileposts 194 and 201, in Jerome County.

The first crash occurred at 5:22 p.m. eastbound I84 at milepost 198. Sagemarie Sprenger, 27, of Burley, was eastbound on I84 in a 2017 Volvo semi pulling two trailers. Lavonne Russell, 49, of El Cajon, California, was following behind Sprenger in a 2015 International semi pulling a trailer. Sprenger stopped for slowing traffic in front of her. Russell was following too closely, and struck the rear of Sprenger's trailer. Both Sprenger and Russell were wearing seatbelts. Russell had a juvenile passenger in the vehicle. The juvenile was wearing a seatbelt. The eastbound lanes were blocked for approximately 45 minutes.

The second crash occurred at 5:40 p.m. eastbound I84 at milepost 195.5. The following drivers were all westbound: Iosif Todirash, 27, of Springfield, Missouri in a 2007 Volvo semi pulling a trailer; Glenn Combs, 24, of Filer, in a 2015 Ford F350; John Goodrich, 57, of Mountain Home, in a 2014 Ford Fusion; and Alexander Harrison, 25, of Vancouver, Washington, in a 2014 Kia Cadenza. The Volvo struck the rear of the Ford F350, which struck the rear of the Ford Fusion. The Volvo went off the right shoulder where it hit a guardrail and then came back into the lane, where it struck the Kia. Combs, Goodrich, and Harrison were all wearing their seatbelts. The westbound lanes were blocked for approximately 2 hours.

The third crash occurred at 6:06 p.m. eastbound I84 at milepost 194. Alice Prudent, 54, of Kimberly was eastbound in a 2012 Honda CRV. Phillip Rangel, 49, of Logan, Iowa, was following the Honda in 2006 International semi. Both were stopped in traffic, but Rangel let off the clutch and struck the rear of the Honda. Both Prudent and Rangel were wearing seatbelts. There was no blockage.

The crashes are under investigation by Idaho State Police. They were assisted at the scenes by the Jerome County Sheriff's Office, the Minidoka County Sheriff's Office, and West End Fire Department.

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*****UPDATE*****

All lanes of travel are open at this time. More information it will be released as it becomes available.

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*****END OF UPDATE*****

The Idaho State Police is currently investigating multiple crashes eastbound and westbound on Interstate 84 between mileposts 195 to 201, west of Burley. Motorists are advised to use caution when driving through the area. More information will be released as it becomes available.

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*Update* Crash With Lane Blockage US20 Near Milepost 354 North Of Chester

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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: 7/21/2017 9:20 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

***Update***

All lanes of US20 are now opened, more information will be released once available.

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Idaho State Police is currently investigating a crash US20 near milepost 354 north of Chester. All lanes on US20 are currently blocked, detours have been set up.

More information will follow as it becomes available.

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Update: Multiple Crashes Block Interstate 84 West of Burley

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

For Immediate Release: 7/21/2017 at 7:42 p.m.
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*****UPDATE*****

All lanes of travel are open at this time. More information it will be released as it becomes available.

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*****END OF UPDATE*****

The Idaho State Police is currently investigating multiple crashes eastbound and westbound on Interstate 84 between mileposts 195 to 201, west of Burley. Motorists are advised to use caution when driving through the area. More information will be released as it becomes available.

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