Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Fatal Crash near Nampa claims one

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District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian 83642
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For Immediate Release: 12/26/2012 2:00 a.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On December 25, 2012, at approximately 6:30 p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a fatal crash on Interstate 84 at milepost 37, near nampa.

Johnny Robinson, 51, of Nampa, was traveling westbound at milepost 37 in an Acura Legend. Due to icy conditons Robinson lost control of the vehicle sliding sideways in the lanes of travel. Paul Simcox, 39, of Wilder was also traveling westbound in a Nissan Titan. Simcox struck Robinson's vehicle pushing it into the median. Simcox's vehicle continued westbound striking a vehicle from a prior crash in the area before coming to a stop.

Robinson's passenger, Imogene Robinson, 73, of Nampa, succomb to her injuries at the scene.

It's unknown if seatbelts were worn.