Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Final Update: Two vehicle crash on US-91 at milepost 93

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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: 10/08/13 7:06 AM

Please direct questions to the District Office

*****Final Update*****

The driver of the second vehicle, who succumbed to his injuries at the crash scene, was Richard Peyope, age 45 of Fort Hall, ID. Next of Kin has been notified.


All lanes are now open.

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On October 7, 2013 at approximately 9:47 p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle fatal crash on US-91 at milepost 93, 7 miles south of Blackfoot. Jody Underwood, 39, of Blackfoot, was southbound on US-91 in a 1992 Buick Park Avenue. Underwood collided head-on with another vehicle at milepost 93. The driver of the second vehicle was pronounced deceased at the scene. Next of kin has not yet been notified. The road has been completely blocked since the time of the crash. The crash is still under investigation.

*****END OF UPDATE*****

The Idaho State Police is investigating a two-vehicle crash on US91 at milepost 93. The highway is completely blocked, and traffic is being diverted onto Interstate 15. Motorists are encouraged to avoid the area if possible. More information will be released as it becomes available.