Friday, October 18, 2013

Two-vehicle fatality crash on State Highway 19 at milepost 11, east of Wilder

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For Immediate Release:  10/18/13 12:03 PM Please direct questions to the District Office
On Friday, October 18, at 3:31 a.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle fatality crash on State Highway 19 at milepost 11, east of Wilder.
Amador M. Cortinas, 23, of Homedale was traveling westbound on State Highway 19 in a 2005 Chevy Cobalt when he crossed the center line into the oncoming lane of travel. Jacob C. Andersen, 23, of Caldwell was traveling eastbound in a 1994 Chevy Blazer when he was struck by Cortinas.
Cortinas and his passenger Daniel J. Valadez, 24 of Homedale succumbed to their injuries at the scene. Andersen was transported by ground ambulance to Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise.
Cortinas was wearing his seatbelt, Valadez was not wearing his seatbelt, and it is unknown if Andersen was wearing his seatbelt.
Next of kin has been notified for both families.
This investigation is ongoing by the Idaho State Police.