Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Vehicle-Train crash near Weiser kills one.

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

For Immediate Release: 4/20/2010 8:00 p.m.
Contact: Cpl. M. Nauman

On Tuesday, April 20, 2010 at approximately 9:46 a.m. the Idaho State Police investigated a collision involving one vehicle and a train at a private railroad crossing near US Highway 95 at milepost 77, 4 miles south of Weiser.

A 1991 Dodge Caravan, driven by Eileen Bezy, 52 of Marsing, Idaho, was attempting to cross the tracks when she failed to yield, and was struck by, the northwest bound train. Bezy was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The collision is under investigation by Idaho State Police Corporal Nauman. He was assisted at the scene by Trooper Carmack, officers from the Washington County Sheriff's Department, Washington County Paramedics, and the Weiser Rural Fire Department.