Sunday, August 25, 2013

Injury Crash in Fremont County Sends Three to Hospitals

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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: 08/25/2013 at 10:30 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On August 24, 2013, at approximately 6:30 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a one-vehicle crash on US 20, near milepost 372, between Ashton and Island Park, ID.

Wayne A. Brown, 51, of Idaho Falls, ID, was driving south on US 20 in a 1996 GMC Sierra pickup truck. Brown drove across the center line, off the left shoulder of the road, hit a tree stump, and rolled the vehicle onto its top.

Passengers in the vehicle were Joseph A. Bassett, 28, and Denise Miller, 54, both of Idaho Falls, ID.

Brown and Bassett were not wearing seatbelts. Miller was wearing a seatbelt. All three subjects were transported by ground ambulance to Madison Memorial Hospital in Rexburg, ID. Brown was later transferred to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls, ID.

The crash investigation is continuing.