Sunday, October 27, 2013

Fatality Crash Southbound Interstate 15 near Fort Hall, ID

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Idaho State Police
District 5 5205 South 5th Ave.
Pocatello, Idaho 83204-2299
(208) 236-6466 FAX: (208) 236-6068

For Immediate Release: 10/27/13 6:35 a.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Sunday, October 27, 2013, at approximately 2:05 a.m., Idaho State Police investigated a two vehicle fatality crash southbound on Interstate 15 at milepost 77, near Fort Hall, ID.

Kristen M. Menta, 24, of Pocatello, ID, driving a 2007 Pontiac G6 was traveling north on Interstate 15 when she crossed over into the southbound lanes and struck a 2011 Freightliner driven by Teresa M. Crisp, 51, of Lethbridge, Alberta. Menta died at the scene.

Menta was not wearing a seat belt. Teresa Crisp was wearing a seat belt. Her passenger, Jeffrey R. Crisp, 47, of Lethbridge, Alberta was in the sleeper of the semi.

Next of kin have been notified.

The crash is being investigated by Idaho State Police and Fort Hall Police Department.