Friday, August 20, 2010

Crash near Heyburn injures 4

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Region 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID 83338-5904 (208) 324-6000
Fax (208) 324-7897
For further information, contact Capt. Robert Storm at (208) 324-6000 or (208) 736-3070

For Immediate Release: 08/20/2010 5:30 am

Contact: Trooper Les Nye

At approximately 11:30 pm, The Idaho State Police investigated a one vehicle crash on 300 S at approx. 980 W near Heyburn. Marisal Florez, 18, of Hazelton and four additional occupants were traveling on the frontage road when she lost control and slid through the interstate fence rolling the vehicle onto the roof. Marisal and 3 other occupants were ejected from the vehicle.

One lane of travel was blocked for two hours. None of the occupants were wearing seatbelts, and alcohol is a factor in the crash.

The crash is still under investigation by Trooper Nye, with assistance from Sergeant Thompson, Trooper Kilton, and Minidoka County Law Enforcement and Emergency Personnel.