Sunday, October 20, 2013

Crash on US 20 near Mountain Home Claims one

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District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian 83642
(208) 846-7550
Fax (208) 846-7520

For Immediate Release: October 20, 2013 1:30 am
Please direct questions to the District Office

On October 19, 2013, at 9:45 pm, Idaho State Police investigated a single vehicle crash on US 20 near milepost 100, east of Mountain Home.

William Templeton, 68, of Middleton, was traveling westbound on US Highway 20 near milepost 100 in a 1978 Shasta van. Templeton drove off the right shoulder, overcorrected, and the vehicle rolled. The passenger Debra Templeton, 73, of Middleton, was ejected from the vehicle and succumbed to her injuries at the scene of the crash. William was transported via ground ambulance to St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise. Debra was wearing a seatbelt and William was not wearing a seatbelt.

The road was blocked for three hours while crews worked to clear the scene. The crash is under investigation by The Idaho State Police.