Sunday, October 27, 2013

Crash near Rupert blocked traffic

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

For Immediate Release: 10/27/2013 5:00 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On October 27, 2013, at 2:40 p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a one vehicle crash on Interstate 84 at milepost 209, near Rupert. Shannon Beck, 26, of Selah, Washington, was eastbound in a Toyota Scion. Beck attempted to slow down for traffic ahead of her, swerved, and lost control of the vehicle. The Toyota struck the guardrail on the right shoulder of the roadway before coming to rest in the left eastbound lane.

Beck was wearing a seatbelt. She had two juvenile passengers, both of whom were restrained in child safety seats. No one was injured. The left lane was blocked for approximately one and a half hours.