Thursday, October 28, 2010

Correction on Fatality Crash on Highway 19 in Caldwell

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

For Immediate Release: 10/28/10 3:25 AM
Contact: Tpr. Pattis


The nearest cross street for the crash on Highway 19 was Centennial Way, although the incident did not occur in the intersection.

Original release:

On October 27, 2010 at approximately 7:09 am, Idaho State Police responded to a crash involving a vehicle and a pedestrian. While crossing State Highway 19 from north to south, Roger L. Abney, age 41 of Denver, CO was struck by a silver 2003 Chevy pickup driven by Albert G. Figueredo, age 57 of Caldwell, who was driving westbound at the time. Abney was not crossing the road in a crosswalk or intersection area at the time of the incident. Abney was taken to St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center via ground ambulance where he was treated but succumbed to injuries approximately an hour later. The next of kin have been notified. The crash is still under investigation by Idaho State Trooper Pattis with assistance from Trooper Avery, as well as Caldwell Police officers and Canyon County Deputies and Paramedics.