Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Injury Crash on State Highway 28 in Lehmi County

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

For Immediate Release: 06/19/2013 10:36 PM
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Wednesday, June 26, 2013, at approximately 11:26 a.m., the Idaho State Police investigated an injury crash on State Highway 28 at milepost 115, in Lemhi County, in Tendoy. Mark Donahue , 37 of the Idaho State Police Alcohol Beverage Control Division was traveling northbound in a state vehicle, near the junction of State Highway 28 and Tendoy Lane. Marisa Dietz, 20, of Idaho Falls, was traveling southbound in a 1988 Toyota pickup truck, with her passenger, Mckinsey Speirs, 20, of Idaho Falls, when a vehicle in front of them stopped to turn left. Dietz attempted to turn left into the Tendoy Store parking lot, turning in front of Donahue. Donahue struck the right passenger area of the pickup and both vehicles went off the right side of the road. Kathy Angell, 57, of St. Anthony, was parked in the parking, in a 2008 Pontiac Grand Am, when Dietz struck the rear of Angell's vehicle. All vehicles came to rest in the parking lot. Dietz and Speirs were transported to Steele Memorial Hospital and later flown to the Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls. Dietz and Speirs were not wearing seatbelts. Donahue and Angell were wearing seatbelts and were not transported. The Idaho State Police were assisted at the scene by the Lemhi County Sheriff?s Office and Lemhi County EMS. This investigation is ongoing.