Thursday, September 30, 2010

Two vehicle crash on US HWY 91 near Sheepskin road claims two.

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Idaho State Police
Region 5 5205 South 5th Ave.
Pocatello, Idaho 83204-2299
(208) 236-6466 FAX: (208) 236-6068

For Immediate Release: 09/30/10 2:45 a.m.
Contact: Trooper Aikele
On Sept. 29, 2010, at approximately 8:38 p.m., a Forthall police vehicle was traveling southbound on US Hwy 91 near Sheepskin Road. The police unit was responding to an emergency call and had its emergency lights and siren activated. As it entered the intersection with Sheepskin Road, it collided with an Oldsmobile Intrigue that had failed to yield from a stop sign and to the police vehicle.
The driver of the Oldsmobile, Carlee Evening, 27, of Blackfoot, was taken by ambulance to Portneuf Medical Center where she later died from the injuries she sustained in the crash.
The passenger, Summer Evening, 28, of Fort Hall, died at the scene from the injuries she sustained in the crash.
Carlee and Summer Evening were not wearing seat belts at the time of the crash.
The driver and passenger of the Fort Hall police car were taken to Portneuf Medical Center where they were treated and released. They were both wearing their seat belts.
The crash is under investigation by Trooper Aikele with assistance from Sgt. Manning.