Monday, June 10, 2013

Fatal crash on I84 West of Burley

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District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID 83338-5904 (208) 324-6000
Fax (208) 324-7897

For Immediate Release: 06/10/13 4:45 pm
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Monday June 10th, 2013, at approximately 8:30 am the Idaho State Police investigated a one-vehicle rollover fatal crash eastbound I84 at exit 201, the Kasota Road exit. Britney Byrd, 28 of Kaysville, Utah, was traveling eastbound on I84 in a 2007 Toyota Matrix. Byrd's vehicle went off the right side of the road where it struck the exit sign, overturned and came to rest on the embankment south of the exit. Byrd's front passenger, Timothy Byrd, 31 of Kaysville, Utah, was ejected from the vehicle and was transported by air ambulance to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls were he succumbed to his injuries. Britney Byrd and 3 children ages 4,2 and 7 months, were transported by ground ambulance to Saint Luke's Magic Valley Regional Medical Center in Twin Falls. Britney Byrd and 2 of the children were wearing seatbelts. Timothy Byrd and one of the children were not wearing seatbelts. Next of kin has been notified.

This crash is under investigation.