Sunday, August 29, 2010

One Vehicle Rollover in Jefferson County Claims Two

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

For Immediate Release: August 29, 2010 at 8:05 a.m.
Contact: Cpl. M Cox

On Sunday, August 29, 2010, at approximately 3:12 a.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a fatal one vehicle rollover on State Highway 33 near milepost 60 between Mud Lake and Rexburg, Idaho.

Loren Johnson, 17, and Mabry Neville, 17, both of Hamer, were traveling westbound on State Highway 33 in a 1990 Toyota 4Runner. The vehicle drifted off the right shoulder, overcorrected, came back on the pavement and rolled. Both subjects were ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene. Alcohol is not believed to be a factor in this crash.

Since both occupants were ejected, it has not been determind which one was driving at this time. The crash is still under investigation by Cpl. M. Cox, who was assisted at the scene by Sgt. Zaugg, Cpl. Scoggins and Jefferson County Sheriff's Office. Updates will be provided as they become available.