Thursday, January 31, 2013

Injury Crash State Highway 55 Near Gardena Rd. in Boise County

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For Immediate Release: 1/31/2013 5:05 p.m.
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On Thursday, January 31, 2013 at approximately 11:00 a.m., Idaho State Police investigated an injury crash on State Highway 55 at milepost 68, near Gardena Road in Boise County.

Holli Porterfield, 35 of Garden Valley, ID, was driving north on State Highway 55 near milepost 68. Porterfield was driving inattentively, crossed the lane and drove off the roadway. The vehicle rolled down the embankment coming to rest on its top. Porterfield was transported by ground ambulance to St. Alphonsus in Eagle.

Porterfield was wearing a seat belt. The lanes were blocked for approximately an hour.
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Tuesday, January 29, 2013

DUI/Drug arrest, Old Main Street, Juliaetta, ID

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Regional Communication Center - North
615 W Wilbur Ave
Suite A
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83815

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Fax (208) 209- 8618
District 2 (208) 799-5150


CASE # L13-112

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DATE: January 28,2013 TIME: 10:46 PM LOCATION: Old Main Street, Juliaetta, ID


VEHICLE #1
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DRIVER Byron K. Foster AGE 49
ADDRESS Clarkston, WA


VEHICLE YEAR 1992
VEHICLE MAKE Honda
VEHICLE MODEL Accord




INCIDENT NARRATIVE:
On January 28, 2013 at 10:46 pm the Idaho State Police initiated a traffic stop on Byron K. Foster for a traffic offense near Old Main Street in Julieatta, Latah County. Foster was subsequently arrested for felony DUI, felony possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver, felony possession of a schedule II narcotic, misdemeanor possession of a schedule II substance, possession of paraphernalia, open alcoholic container and driving without privileges. Foster was incarcerated at the Latah County Jail. $561 dollars was also seized by the Latah County Sheriffs Office.


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Monday, January 28, 2013

FINAL MEDIA RELEASE - Lane Blockage on I86 near American Falls

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

********FINAL MEDIA RELEASE************
For Immediate Release: 1/28/2013 at 11:30 p.m.

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On January 28, 2013, at approximately 5:00 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a commercial vehicle crash on Interstate 86, at milepost 43, near American Falls, ID.

Andrew Baker, 53, of St. Anthony, ID, was driving east on Interstate 86 near milepost 43, in a 2013 Kenworth tractor, pulling an empty 2008 Beall tanker trailer. Baker steered off the road into the median. The vehicle traveled through the median, off the top of an overpass and came to a stop partially on the roadway below the interstate.

It is unknown whether Baker was wearing a seatbelt. Baker was transported by ground ambulance to Power County Hospital District in American Falls, ID. He was later transported by ground ambulance to Portneuf Medical Center in Pocatello, ID.

The eastbound fast lane is still blocked at this time, as the tow company attempts safe removal of the vehicle.

The crash investigation is continuing.


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***** UPDATE 1 ***** UPDATE 1 ***** UPDATE 1 *****
For Immediate Release: 1/28/2013 at 5:20 p.m.

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Both Westbound lanes of travel on Interstate 86 are now open. The fast lane for eastbound traffic is still blocked at this time.

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****** ORIGINAL RELEASE ***** ORIGINAL RELEASE ******

For Immediate Release: 1/28/2013 at 5:20 p.m.

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Idaho State Police is currently investigating a commercial vehicle crash on Interstate 86 at milepost 43, in the American Falls area.

The fast lanes of both eastbound and westbound lanes of travel are blocked.

An update will be sent when changes in lane blockage occur. A full release will be sent when information is available.

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UPDATE 1 - Lane Blockage on I86 near American Falls

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Pocatello, Idaho 83204-2299
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***** UPDATE 1 ***** UPDATE 1 ***** UPDATE 1 *****
For Immediate Release: 1/28/2013 at 5:20 p.m.

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Both Westbound lanes of travel on Interstate 86 are now open. The fast lane for eastbound traffic is still blocked at this time.

****** END OF UPDATE 1 ***** END OF UPDATE 1 ******





****** ORIGINAL RELEASE ***** ORIGINAL RELEASE ******

For Immediate Release: 1/28/2013 at 5:20 p.m.

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Idaho State Police is currently investigating a commercial vehicle crash on Interstate 86 at milepost 43, in the American Falls area.

The fast lanes of both eastbound and westbound lanes of travel are blocked.

An update will be sent when changes in lane blockage occur. A full release will be sent when information is available.

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Lane Blockage on I86 near American Falls

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Pocatello, Idaho 83204-2299
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For Immediate Release: 1/28/2013 at 5:20 p.m.

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Idaho State Police is currently investigating a commercial vehicle crash on Interstate 86 at milepost 43, in the American Falls area.

The fast lanes of both eastbound and westbound lanes of travel are blocked.

An update will be sent when changes in lane blockage occur. A full release will be sent when information is available.

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Truck and Semi Cause Backup On I15 South of Sunnyside

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District 6 1540 Foote Dr.
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828
(208) 525-7377 FAX: (208) 525-7294

For Immediate Release: 1-28-2013 4:20pm

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On January 28, 2013, at 10:24AM, Idaho State Police investigated a two vehicle crash on Interstate 15 at 115, just south of the Sunnyside Exit. Tamra Wyatt, 54, of Townsend, Montana, was driving northbound on Interstate 15 in her black 2007 GMC Sierra behind a semi truck. The semi slowed down with traffic and Wyatt was unable to react in time. Wyatt rear ended the semi causing her vehicle to rotate and come to rest blocking both northbound lanes. Both the driver and the passenger were wearing their seatbelts. Portions of the northbound interstate were closed while crews worked to remove the vehicles.


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Truck and Trailer Block I15 Near Sunnyside

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Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828
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For Immediate Release: 1-28-2013 4:15pm

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On January 28, 2013, at 11:09 AM, Idaho State Police investigated a one vehicle crash on Interstate 15 at exit 116. Eric L. Platt, 64, of Spokane, Washington, was driving south on Interstate 15 in his gray 2006 Ford F-250 pulling a twenty six foot travel trailer. As Platt drove under the southbound 116 overpass, by Sunnyside Road, he encountered some ice and lost control of his truck. The trailer detached and came to rest on its side on top of the guardrail. Both the driver and the passenger were wearing their seatbelts and were not injured. Portions of the interstate were blocked for two hours while crews worked to remove the vehicles.

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**UPDATE** Overturned Trailer Causes Delays on I84 Near Locust Grove

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********The crash is now clear and all lanes are open.********


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For Immediate Release: 01/28/2013 at 11:50 a.m.

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The Idaho State Police is currently investigating a crash with a Ford F350 and an overturned flatbed trailer WB I84 at milepost 45, near the Locust Grove overpass. The road has been partially blocked for almost two hours in order to have the vehicles removed. There were no injuries and the road should be opened shortly. Expect delays in the area until the crash is completely removed.

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Overturned Trailer Causes Delays on I84 Near Locust Grove

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For Immediate Release: 01/28/2013 at 11:50 a.m.

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The Idaho State Police is currently investigating a crash with a Ford F350 and an overturned flatbed trailer WB I84 at milepost 45, near the Locust Grove overpass. The road has been partially blocked for almost two hours in order to have the vehicles removed. There were no injuries and the road should be opened shortly. Expect delays in the area until the crash is completely removed.

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Overturned Trailer Causes Delays on I84 Near Locust Grove

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For Immediate Release: 01/28/2013 at 11:50 a.m.

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The Idaho State Police is currently investigating a crash with a Ford F350 and an overturned flatbed trailer WB I84 at milepost 45, near the Locust Grove overpass. The road has been partially blocked for almost two hours in order to have the vehicles removed. There were no injuries and the road should be opened shortly. Expect delays in the area until the crash is completely removed.

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Semi Overturns on US30 near Georgetown

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Pocatello, Idaho 83204-2299

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For Immediate Release: 01/28/13 10:15

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On January 27, 2013 at approximately 8:15 AM, the Idaho State Police investigated a one-vehicle crash on US 30 at milepost 427, 4 miles southeast of Georgetown.

Gary D. Wood, 61, of Idaho Falls, ID was driving east on US 30 in a 2007 Peterbilt tractor with a utility trailer. Wood became distracted and lost control of the vehicle. He drove off the road, and the vehicle overturned.

Wood was wearing his seatbelt and was not injured in the crash.





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Sunday, January 27, 2013

Crash On I15 Near Idaho Falls Broadway Exit Sends One To Hospital

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District 6 1540 Foote Dr.
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828
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For Immediate Release: 1/27/2012 at 8:30 p.m.
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On January 27, 2013, at approximately 5:15 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a one vehicle crash on Interstate 15, near milepost 118, south of the Broadway exit, near the Pancheri overpass.

Ali Subah A. Alharbi, 20, of Pocatello, ID., was driving north on Interstate 15 near milepost 118, in a black 2006 Ford Mustang. Alharbi lost control of the vehicle on icy roads, and slid off the roadway. Rashed Mohammed Dekheel Alenezi, 21, of Kuwait, was a passenger in the vehicle.

Alharbi and Alenezi were both wearing seatbelts. Alenezi was transported by ground ambulance to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls, ID.



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Thursday, January 24, 2013

Update for Interstate 84 - I84 Reopened to Traffic with Some Restrictions

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For Immediate Release: January 24, 2013 4:15 pm
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******Update******

Idaho Transportation Deparment has opened both westbound and eastbound lanes of Interstate 84 from mileposts 95 to 137 with some lane restrictions in place westbound between mileposts 115 to 120. Westbound lanes will be restricted from mileposts 115 to 120, throughout the evening and into the night, as tow trucks continue to work on removing semi-trucks involved in the series of crashes throughout the day.

Motorists are urged to proceed with extreme caution as roadways are still slick, crews and equipment are still working along the road, and there is reduced visibility due to fog in the area.



******Update******

Idaho Transportion Department has completely opened the east bound lanes of Interstate 84. West bound between mile post 95 to 137 is still blocked at this time.

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Idaho Transportion has now extended the closure on Interstate 84 for both east and west from milepost 137 to milepost 54 due to hazardous conditions. Unknown when the roads will be reopened.

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I84 is closed both east and west from milepost 121 to 54 due to hazardous road conditions and multiple crashes. Motorists are being turned around westbound at milepost 137 due to crashes in the area.

There is no estimate at this time as to when the road will be reopen for travel. Motorists can check www.511.idaho.gov, 511 from a cell phone, or call 1-888-432-7623 for the latest closure information from Idaho Transportation Department.


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Update for Interstate 84

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For Immediate Release: January 24, 2013 1:31 pm
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******Update******

Idaho Transportion Department has completely opened the east bound lanes of Interstate 84. West bound between mile post 95 to 137 is still blocked at this time.

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Idaho Transportion has now extended the closure on Interstate 84 for both east and west from milepost 137 to milepost 54 due to hazardous conditions. Unknown when the roads will be reopened.

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I84 is closed both east and west from milepost 121 to 54 due to hazardous road conditions and multiple crashes. Motorists are being turned around westbound at milepost 137 due to crashes in the area.

There is no estimate at this time as to when the road will be reopen for travel. Motorists can check www.511.idaho.gov, 511 from a cell phone, or call 1-888-432-7623 for the latest closure information from Idaho Transportation Department.


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Update on Interstate 84

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For Immediate Release: January 24, 2013 12:16 pm
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******Update******

Idaho Transportion Department is now opening the westbound side of Interstate 84 from milepost 95 to Boise only.

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Idaho Transportion has now extended the closure on Interstate 84 for both east and west from milepost 137 to milepost 54 due to hazardous conditions. Unknown when the roads will be reopened.

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I84 is closed both east and west from milepost 121 to 54 due to hazardous road conditions and multiple crashes. Motorists are being turned around westbound at milepost 137 due to crashes in the area.

There is no estimate at this time as to when the road will be reopen for travel. Motorists can check www.511.idaho.gov, 511 from a cell phone, or call 1-888-432-7623 for the latest closure information from Idaho Transportation Department.


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I84 Closed from 137-54

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For Immediate Release: January 24, 2013 8:13 am
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******Update******

Idaho Transportion has now extended the closure on Interstate 84 for both east and west from milepost 137 to milepost 54 due to hazardous conditions. Unknown when the roads will be reopened.

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I84 is closed both east and west from milepost 121 to 54 due to hazardous road conditions and multiple crashes. Motorists are being turned around westbound at milepost 137 due to crashes in the area.

There is no estimate at this time as to when the road will be reopen for travel. Motorists can check www.511.idaho.gov, 511 from a cell phone, or call 1-888-432-7623 for the latest closure information from Idaho Transportation Department.


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I84 Closed from 122-54

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For Immediate Release: January 24, 2013 7:50 am
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I84 is closed both east and west from milepost 122 to 54 due to hazardous road conditions and multiple crashes. Motorists are being turned around westbound at milepost 137 due to crashes in the area.

There is no estimate at this time as to when the road will be reopen for travel. Motorists can check www.511.idaho.gov, 511 from a cell phone, or call 1-888-432-7623 for the latest closure information from Idaho Transportation Department.


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Road closure on I84 from Broadway to Glenns Ferry

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For Immediate Release: 01/24/2012 06:25 am
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Public is advised to minimize non essential travel on I84 in the Treasure Valley. I84 is closed from Brodway to Glenns Ferry both eastbound and westbound.


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Interstate 84 blocked near Eisenman Rd (exit 59).

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For Immediate Release: 01/24/2013 4:00 am
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Idaho State Police and other local law enforcement agencies are responding to several calls of slide-offs and crashes on Interstate 84 from Boise to Mountain Home. Several vehicles are blocking the eastbound lanes of traffic near milepost 60, just east of Boise. Eastbound traffic is being diverted off and turned around at the Eisenman Exit (exit 59). Westbound traffic on Interstate 84 just east of Mountain Home, near milepost 100, is backed up for over a mile due to a crash.

Winter driving conditions are in effect. The roadway is extremely icy. Motorists are advised to slow down, increase your stopping distance, and give yourself extra of time to get to your destination.


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Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Injury Crash on Interstate 15 near Idaho Falls

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District 6 1540 Foote Dr.
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828
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For Immediate Release: 01/23/2013 at 12:20 p.m.
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On January 23, 2013, the Idaho State Police investigated an injury crash southbound Interstate 15 at milepost 118, near Idaho Falls. Kristi Brown, age 41, of Rexburg, was traveling south in a 2003 Kia Sedona, when her vehicle began to leave the roadway on the left shoulder. Brown overcorrected, crossed both lanes of southbound traffic, and left the roadway on the right shoulder. Her vehicle rolled through the fence and came to rest on a frontage road.

Kristi Brown and her passenger Joseph Brown, age 39, of St. Anthony, were both transported by ground ambulance to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls. Both occupants were wearing their seatbelts.

Idaho State Police were assisted by the Idaho Falls Police Department and the Bonneville County Sheriff's Office. The crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.


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Monday, January 21, 2013

Injury Crash on Interstate 86 near Coldwater Rest Area - Final Update

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

For Immediate Release: 01/21/2013 at 08:30 p.m.
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****************************Final Update**********************************************

Floyd Eastwood, age 67, of Filer, Idaho was traveling westbound on Interstate 86 in a 2005 Toyota Corolla. Margarito Rangel, age 47, of Burley, Idaho was traveling westbound on Interstate 86 in a 2013 Freightliner pulling two trailers. Eastwood struck Rangel's second trailer from behind. Lyle Harrop, age 57, of Elba, Idaho was traveling westbound in a 1995 Kenworth commercial vehicle, when he then struck Eastwood's vehicle, which was in the lane of travel.

The westbound lane of travel was blocked for approximately one hour. The crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.

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The Idaho State Police is currently investigating an injury crash westbound Interstate 86 at milepost 19, near the Coldwater Rest Area. The right lane was blocked for approximately one hour. More information will be provided when it becomes available.

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Injury Crash on Interstate 86 near Coldwater Rest Area

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Pocatello, Idaho 83204-2299
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For Immediate Release: 01/21/2013 at 07:00 p.m.
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The Idaho State Police is currently investigating an injury crash westbound Interstate 86 at milepost 19, near the Coldwater Rest Area. The right lane was blocked for approximately one hour. More information will be provided when it becomes available.

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Saturday, January 19, 2013

Update: Multi-vehicle Crash Near Declo, ID

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For Immediate Release: January 19, 2013 at 10:40 a.m.
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*****Update****

The driver of the 2005 Peterbuilt semi truck is Edward E. Colburn, 47 of Hood River, OR.

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On January 18, 2013, at approximately 3:25 p.m., a 1998 Toyota RAV 4, driven by Amber L. Lidell-Thomas, 23, of Declo, ID, was broken down in the right hand travel lane of Interstate 84, on the Snake River Bridge, just west of the Declo Exit 216. A 2005 Peterbilt struck the rear of the Toyota. (The driver information for this vehicle is pending. An update with this information will be sent in the morning.) A 2001 Oldsmobile Alero, driven by Katie Quinn, 27, of Boise, ID, was passing these vehicles in the left hand travel lane. Oleg V. Delekh, 34, of Meridian, ID, attempted to move into the left hand travel lane in a 2006 Volvo, and struck Quinn's vehicle and the 2005 Peterbilt. A 2011 Peterbilt, driven by Keith C. Forsgren, 50, of Idaho Falls, ID, then struck the rear of the Volvo driven by Delekh.


The 2006 Volvo driven by Oleg was hauling a load of onions. The side of the trailer was ripped open, causing onions to spill onto the roadway. The eastbound lanes of travel were blocked for approximately four hours and fifteen minutes during the removal of the vehicles and the onions.

All drivers were wearing seatbelts. There were no injuries in these crashes.

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Friday, January 18, 2013

Commercial Vehicle Fire East Of Boise Closes Interstate 84

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For Immediate Release: 01/18/2013 at 11:30 p.m.

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On January 18, 2013, at approximately 4:10 p.m., Idaho State police investigated a vehicle fire involving a three-axle tractor trailer, carrying approximately 1500 gallons of diesel fuel. Robert L. Browning, 54, of Boise, ID. was driving east on Interstate 84 at milepost 68, east of Boise, ID. Browning experienced a mechanical problem with the truck. The truck caught on fire, and Browning was able to manuever the vehicle to the left-hand shoulder of the interstate. The vehicle and fuel became fully engulfed in flames.

Boise Fire Department and the Boise Hazardous Materials Team recommended closure of the eastbound lanes of Interstate 84 at Exit 59 (Eisenman Rd.) for the safety of the public. Vehicles caught between the closure at Exit 59 and the incident at milepost 68 were given the option of using the emergency crossover at milepost 67 to return westbound.

The Interstate was completely blocked for approximately three hours. There was partial lane blockage for approximately 6.5 hours. All lanes are now completely open.


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Multi-vehicle Crash Blocks Eastbound Traffic Near Declo, ID

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For Immediate Release: January 18, 2013 at 10:00 p.m.
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On January 18, 2013, at approximately 3:25 p.m., a 1998 Toyota RAV 4, driven by Amber L. Lidell-Thomas, 23, of Declo, ID, was broken down in the right hand travel lane of Interstate 84, on the Snake River Bridge, just west of the Declo Exit 216. A 2005 Peterbilt struck the rear of the Toyota. (The driver information for this vehicle is pending. An update with this information will be sent in the morning.) A 2001 Oldsmobile Alero, driven by Katie Quinn, 27, of Boise, ID, was passing these vehicles in the left hand travel lane. Oleg V. Delekh, 34, of Meridian, ID, attempted to move into the left hand travel lane in a 2006 Volvo, and struck Quinn's vehicle and the 2005 Peterbilt. A 2011 Peterbilt, driven by Keith C. Forsgren, 50, of Idaho Falls, ID, then struck the rear of the Volvo driven by Delekh.


The 2006 Volvo driven by Oleg was hauling a load of onions. The side of the trailer was ripped open, causing onions to spill onto the roadway. The eastbound lanes of travel were blocked for approximately four hours and fifteen minutes during the removal of the vehicles and the onions.

All drivers were wearing seatbelts. There were no injuries in these crashes.

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Fatality Ctash SH 46 near Wendell, ID

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For Immediate Release: 01/18/2013 at 6:00 p.m.

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Idaho State Police is currently investigating a crash on State Highway 46, between mileposts 102 and 103, near Wendell, ID. There is complete road blockage at this time. A full media release will be published when complete information is available.


**UPDATE 01/18/2013 at 9:37 p.m.**

On January 18, 2013, at approximately 4:42 pm, Idaho State Police investigated a two vehicle fatality crash on State Highway 46 at mile post 102, 2 miles north of Wendell ID.

Joaquin Figueiredo, 65 years old, of Gooding ID, was traveling north on State Highway 46, in a 2003 Dodge van, when he went off the road hitting a guard rail. Joaquin then came back across the northbound lane of travel and into the southbound lane. Joaquin hit Joseph Melguin, 45 years old also of Gooding ID, who was traveling south, in a 1992 Chevy truck, head on. Joseph was ejected from his vehicle and succumbed to his injuries on scene, notifications to the family have been made. Joaquin was extricated from his vehicle and transported to North Canyon Medical Center. The crash is still under investigation.

State Highway 46 was blocked for approximately 3.5 hours; all lanes of travel are now open.


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Crash With Complete Road Blockage - SH 46 near Wendell, ID

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For Immediate Release: 01/18/2012 at 6:00 p.m.

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Idaho State Police is currently investigating a crash on State Highway 46, between mileposts 102 and 103, near Wendell, ID. There is complete road blockage at this time. A full media release will be published when complete information is available.

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Crash Interstate 84 east of Heyburn

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For Immediate Release: 01/18/13 16:53
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Idaho State Police is currently investigating a multiple vehicle crash eastbound Interstate 84 at mile post 216 east of Heyburn, ID. Traffic is being diverted off the Interstate at mile post 211 and then back on at mile post 216. Further information will be released as available.

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I84 blocked at Eisenman

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For Immediate Release: 01/18/2013 4:45 P.M.
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Idaho State Police is currently investigating a commercial vehicle fire eastbound on I84 at milepost 68, near the Boise Port of Entry. Due to this incident, I84 will be blocked eastbound from Eisenman, milepost 59. More information will be released as it becomes available.

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Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Injury Crash US12 at Lenore Rest Area

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CASE # L13000060

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DATE: January 16,2013 TIME: 2:44 pm LOCATION: WB US12 at 27, west entrance to Lenore Rest Area

ASSISTING AGENCIES:Nez Perce County, Nez Perce Tribal Police, Idaho Fish and Game, Lewiston Fire Department and Big Canyon Fire Department.

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DRIVER Donald D. Adair AGE 88
ADDRESS Orofino, Idaho
INJURIES? - No
HOSPITAL/LOCATION TAKEN ? None
VEHICLE YEAR 1997 VEHICLE MAKE Chrysler VEHICLE MODEL Concorde
WRECKER Orofino Body
SEATBELTS/HELMET WORN? Yes


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DRIVER Lisa I. Miller AGE 36
ADDRESS Orofino, Idaho
INJURIES? - Yes
HOSPITAL/LOCATION TAKEN ? St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center
VEHICLE YEAR 1996 VEHICLE MAKE Dodge VEHICLE MODEL Stratus
WRECKER Orofino Body
SEATBELTS/HELMET WORN? Yes

PASSENGER(S)

NAME Kelsye L. Praest AGE 23
ADDRESS Orofino
INJURIES? - Yes
HOSPITAL/LOCATION TAKEN ? St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center
SEATBELT? - Yes

NAME Jayden Monaghan AGE 2
INJURIES? - Yes
HOSPITAL/LOCATION TAKEN ? St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center
CHILD SEAT? Yes


INCIDENT NARRATIVE: Adair pulled onto US12 from the Lenore Rest Area attempting to make a left turn. Adair did not yield from the stop sign to Miller who was westbound on US12. Miller was unable to avoid colliding with Adair. Miller and her passengers were able to get out of the vehicle before it became fully engulfed in flames. Miller, Praest and Monaghan were transported to St. Josephs Regional Medical Center for treatment. US12 was intermittently blocked for approximately 2 hours.



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Monday, January 14, 2013

Battery Arrest WB US12 MP 23.5

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CASE # L13-55

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DATE: January 14,2013 TIME: 02:52 PM LOCATION: WB US12 MP 23.5


VEHICLE #1
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DRIVER Brandy Irby AGE 32
ADDRESS Lewiston, ID
INJURIES? - None

VEHICLE YEAR 1999
VEHICLE MAKE Dodge
VEHICLE MODEL Intrepid


PASSENGER(S)Micah Lyon AGE 45
ADDRESS Lewiston,ID



INCIDENT NARRATIVE:
On January 14, 2013 at approximately 1510 hours, Idaho State Police investigated a traffic complaint on US12 near milepost 23, where it was reported that a passenger in a taxi cab began striking the driver in the face. The passenger, later identified as Micah Lyon, was subsequently arrested for Battery, Resisting and Obstructing Officers, and Indecent Exposure. Lyon was incarcerated at the Nez Perce County Jail.


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Thursday, January 10, 2013

2 Vehicle Injury Crash Near Glenns Ferry

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For Immediate Release: 01/10/13 8:05
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On Thursday January 10, 2013, at approximately 12:17 pm, Idaho State Police investigated a two vehicle crash, eastbound Interstate 84 near milepost 120.

Jason McCain, 39, of Kent, WA, was westbound on Interstate 84 in a 2005 Ford F150. McCain was driving too fast for the weather conditions and lost control of his vehicle. McCain crossed through the median into the eastbound lanes, hitting a 1997 Chrysler Town & Country driven by Kirk Price, 70, of Ogden,UT. Price and his passenger Dorothy Price, 69, also of Ogden,UT, were transported by air ambulance to Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise. McCain was transported by ground ambulance to Elmore Memorial Hospital. All three people were wearing seat belts.

The left lane of Interstate 84 was temporarily blocked and has been reopened.


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ITD, ISP Troopers and Local Agencies Partnered to stop Impaired Driving Dec 17-Jan 2

Contact: Lt. Kevin Haight
Idaho State Police
208-324-6000

Date: 1/10/2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Idaho Transportation Department partnered with the Idaho State Police and other law enforcement agencies across Idaho to make highways safer by funding high visibility impaired driving enforcement patrols December 17 - January 2, 2013.

During this campaign, District 4 Idaho State Police troopers focused on enforcement of impaired driving and seatbelt violations. Here is a summary of the results:

Total Contacts - 837
DUI Arrests - 8
Seat Belt / Child Restraint Citations - 47
Fugitives Apprehended � 3
Suspended Driver Licenses - 10
Uninsured Motorists - 86
Speeding Citations - 248
Reckless Driving Citations - 1
Drug Arrests - 4
Other Various Contacts - 161

"Your best and only defense against drunk drivers is to always wear a seat belt and remain attentive to your surroundings and other drivers," Lt. Haight said.

"Those occupants wearing a seatbelt, increase their chance of survival greatly," says Lt. Haight.

Semi crash US12 at mile post 35.5

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CASE # L13000036

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DATE: 01/10/2013 TIME: 0433 LOCATION: EB US12 @mile post 35.5

ASSISTING AGENCIES: Nez Perce County Sheriff Office

VEHICLE #1
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DRIVER - Jason C Brannan AGE 34 yom
ADDRESS - Lewiston, Id
INJURIES - Yes
HOSPITAL/LOCATION TAKEN - Clearwater Valley Hospital
VEHICLE YEAR - 1997 VEHICLE MAKE - Western Star VEHICLE MODEL - Logging Truck
WRECKER - Jacksons towing, Kamiah
SEATBELTS/HELMET WORN - Yes



INCIDENT NARRATIVE: Brannan was Eastbound on US12 near milepost 35 when he drove off the right road edge. The vehicle came back onto the roadway and rolled onto its passenger side, coming to rest in the road blocking both lanes of travel. The roadway was closed for 2 hours and down to one lane of travel for an additional 4.5 hours. Investigation continues by the Idaho State Police.


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Winter Weather Conditions

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For Immediate Release: 01/10/2013 at 2:00 p.m.
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The Idaho State Police has investigated several slide-offs and minor crashes on Thursday, January 10, 2013. There are areas with blowing snow and white-out conditions between Interstate 84 / Interstate 86 split to the Utah State line. Roads are snow-covered and icy.

Motorists are encouraged to slow down and drive safely.


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Winter Weather Conditions in Eastern Idaho

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Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828
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For Immediate Release: 1/10/13 12:43
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The Idaho State Police has investigated multiple slide-offs and crashes in eastern Idaho today. There is blowing snow, and it is approaching white-out conditions. Roads are snow-covered and icy. Motorist are encouraged to slow down and drive safely.

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Winter Weather Conditions in Eastern Idaho

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For Immediate Release: 1/10/13 12:43pm
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The Idaho State Police has investigated multiple slide-offs and crashes in eastern Idaho today. There is blowing snow, and it is approaching white-out conditions. Roads are snow-covered and icy. Motorist are encouraged to slow down and drive safely.


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Winter Weather Conditions in Eastern Idaho

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For Immediate Release: 1/10/2013 12:33pm
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The Idaho State Police has investigated multiple slide-offs and crashes in eastern Idaho today. There is blowing snow, and it is approaching white-out conditions. Roads are snow-covered and icy. Motorist are encouraged to slow down and drive safely.


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Single vehicle crash I 84 near 38

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On Thursday January 10, 2013, at approximately 4:25 am, Idaho State Police investigated a single vehicle crash, westbound Interstate 84 near milepost 38.

Tancy Alexander, 48, of Middleton, lost control of the 1999 freighliner semi and the vehicle jack-knifed, blocking all the lanes.

The lanes were completely blocked for about two and a half hours while crews worked to clear the crash.


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Wednesday, January 9, 2013

***Update*** Fatality crash near Dayton claims one

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For Immediate Release: 01/09/13 4:25 p.m.
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***UPDATE***

The driver of the dump truck has been identified as Heber Lewis, 56, of Preston, ID. At the time of crash the train was north bound and the crossing is equipped with flashing red lights that were functioning properly. Next of kin has been notified.

***End of Update***

On January 9th, 2013 at 10:09 a.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a fatality crash on State Highway 36 near milepost 127, just east of Dayton. A Franklin County dump truck was headed eastbound on State Highway 36. There was thick fog in the area. The dump truck struck the side of a train that was already in the railroad crossing near milepost 127. Multiple train cars were derailed, and the tracks were damaged in the crash.

The driver of the truck succumbed to their injuries at the scene. Their name is not being released at this time pending notification of the family.

Both lanes of State Highway 36 are blocked at this time. The investigation is continuing.

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Fatality crash near Dayton claims one

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Pocatello, Idaho 83204-2299
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For Immediate Release: 01/09/13 11:30 a.m.
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On January 9th, 2013 at 10:09 a.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a fatality crash on State Highway 36 near milepost 127, just east of Dayton. A Franklin County dump truck was headed eastbound on State Highway 36. There was thick fog in the area. The dump truck struck the side of a train that was already in the railroad crossing near milepost 127. Multiple train cars were derailed, and the tracks were damaged in the crash.

The driver of the truck succumbed to their injuries at the scene. Their name is not being released at this time pending notification of the family.

Both lanes of State Highway 36 are blocked at this time. The investigation is continuing.

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Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Roll-Over Injury Crash On Interstate 86, Near American Falls

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For Immediate Release: 01/08/2013 at 10:30 a.m.
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On January 8, 2013 at approximately 8:30 a.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a one vehicle roll-over injury crash that occurred westbound Interstate 86 at milepost 43, near American Falls.

Tanyjo Schwartz, 32, of Pocatello, was traveling west on Interstate 86 in a 2002 Ford Taurus. Schwartz lost control of her vehicle on ice. The vehicle rolled and came to rest on its top in the median.

Schwartz was transported by ground ambulance to Portneuf Medical Center.


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Two Vehicle Injury Crash on Interstate 84 at Milepost 162

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On January 7, 2013 at approximately 4:43 p.m, the Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle crash that occurred westbound Interstate 84 at milepost 162, in Jerome County.

Ilda M. Arizmendi, 33 of Wendell, ID, was traveling east on Interstate 84 in a 1998 Dodge Caravan. Arizmendi attempted to change lanes and lost control of the vehicle, went into the median, then into oncoming traffic of westbound Interstate 84, going head-on with a 2006 GMC Sierra pickup driven by Greg S. Peasnall, 50 of Hagerman, ID. Both vehicles came to rest in the fast lane of westbound traffic.

Both drivers were transported by ground ambulance to St. Lukes Magic Valley Center.

All occupants of both vehicles involved were wearing their seatbelts and weather was a factor in the crash.

Both westbound lanes were blocked for approximately two and a half hours.

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Monday, January 7, 2013

Crash West of Jerome // Slick Road Conditions

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For Immediate Release: 01/07/2012 at 5:10 p.m.

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Idaho State Police is currently on scene of a crash in the westbound lanes of Interstate 84 at milepost 162, west of Jerome, ID. Westbound traffic is currently being diverted at milepost 165. The westbound lanes of travel are expected to be blocked for an unknown length of time. Please plan an alternate route of travel through this area,

Road conditions are extremely slick on the interstate. Travel is discouraged if not absolutely necessary,

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Winter Driving Conditions on I84 from Cadlwell to Boise

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For Immediate Release: 01/07/2013 10:40am
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Idaho State Police is responding to several calls of slide-offs and crashes on I84 in the area of mile marker 20, west of Caldwell, to mile marker 62, east of Boise.

Winter driving conditions are in effect. The roadway is icy and lightly snow covered. Motorists are encouraged to slow down, increase your stopping distance, and give yourself extra of time to get to your destination.


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Friday, January 4, 2013

**Update** Fatal Crash on Farmway Road

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For Immediate Release: 01/04/2013 5:30pm
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****Update****

The names of the deceased are Ashton E. Braden, 17 of Caldwell, and Sofia C. Moore, 6 of Caldwell. An additional passenger, Zoey J. Moore, 11 of Caldwell, was transported by air ambulance to St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center. None of the three girls were wearing seatbelts.

Alberto Luna and his passenger, Epigmenio A. Valenzuela, 38 of Nampa, were both wearing their seatbelts.

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On January 3, 2013, at approximately 4:20 p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a fatal crash at the intersection of Old Hwy 30 and Farmway Rd, near Caldwell.

Alberto Luna was traveling westbound on Old Hwy 30 in a farm truck when he collided with a 1992 Oldsmobile Cutlass. The Oldsmobile had 3 occupants, two of which succumbed to their injuries on scene, and the third was transported by air ambulance to St. Alphonsus Medical Center in Boise.

The names are not being released at this time, and the crash is still under investigation.


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Thursday, January 3, 2013

Fatal Crash near Caldwell claims two

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For Immediate Release: 01/03/2013 11:00 p.m.
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On January 3, 2013, at approximately 4:20 p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a fatal crash at the intersection of Old Hwy 30 and Farmway Rd, near Caldwell.

Alberto Luna was traveling westbound on Old Hwy 30 in a farm truck when he collided with a 1992 Oldsmobile Cutlass. The Oldsmobile had 3 occupants, two of which succumbed to their injuries on scene, and the third was transported by air ambulance to St. Alphonsus Medical Center in Boise.

The names are not being released at this time, and the crash is still under investigation.

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Two vehicle crash on US 26-Update

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Pocatello, Idaho 83204-2299
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For Immediate Release: January 3, 2013 1:15pm
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***Update***

On Thursday January 3, 2013, at approximately 9:30 am, Idaho State Police investigated a two vehicle crash on US 26 at milepost 297, near Blackfoot, Idaho.

James Miller, 52, of Herriman, Utah, was driving west on US 26 in a 2007 Dodge Ram 3500 pickup. Mark Bynum, 52, of Blackfoot, driving a 2001 Dodge Ram 1500, was attempting a left hand turn out of a residence onto US 26. Bynum did not yield to Miller's vehicle and was struck on the driver's side. Bynum was not wearing his seatbelt and was ejected from his vehicle. Bynum was transported via air ambulance to Portneuf Regional Medical Center in Pocatello. Miller was wearing a seatbelt and was not transported.

All lanes have been cleared at this time. The crash is under investigation by Idaho State Police.


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Idaho State Police is currently investigating a two vehicle crash on US26 at milepost 297 near Blackfoot, Idaho.

Both lanes of travel are currently blocked and motorists are advised to use an alternate route.
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Two vehicle crash on US 26

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For Immediate Release: January 3, 2013
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Idaho State Police is currently investigating a two vehicle crash on US26 at milepost 297 near Blackfoot, Idaho.

Both lanes of travel are currently blocked and motorists are advised to use an alternate route.
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Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Injury Crash US12 at 76

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District 2 (208) 799-5150


CASE # L13000007

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DATE: January 2nd, 2013 TIME: 3:11 pm LOCATION: EB US12 at milepost 76

ASSISTING AGENCIES: Idaho County Sheriff

VEHICLE #1
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DRIVER Travis D. Chandler AGE 39
ADDRESS Whitebird, Idaho
INJURIES? - Yes
HOSPITAL/LOCATION TAKEN ? St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center
VEHICLE YEAR 2000 VEHICLE MAKE Peterbilt VEHICLE MODEL Tractor
WRECKER Miles Towing
SEATBELTS/HELMET WORN? Unknown

PASSENGER(S)

ADDRESS Juvenile Female Passenger
INJURIES? - Yes
HOSPITAL/LOCATION TAKEN ? Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center
SEATBELTS - Yes
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INCIDENT NARRATIVE: Chandler was traveling eastbound on US12 while negotiating a left hand curve, lost control, went through the guard rail and down the embankment. The semi tractor and trailer ended upside down, partially in the river, spilling the load of lumber it was hauling. The juvenile female passenger had to be extricated from the semi tractor. Both occupants were transported by Life Flight. Investigation continuing.



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Public Assistance Requested For Inforamation on Injury Crash Near Meridian

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For Immediate Release: 01/02/2013 9:15 A.M.
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On Wednesday, January 2, 2013, Idaho State Police is investigating an injury crash that occurred this morning, just before 8:00 A.M., on Eastbound Interstate 84 at mile post 43. This is between Ten Mile and Meridian Road. A piece of wood came through a windshield seriously injuring the driver. The wood could have come from the westbound side of the Interstate. We are asking the public's assistance with any information that may help us. If you witnessed this crash or saw any vehicle losing lumber on Interstate 84 between Ten Mile and the Meridian exit before 8:00 A.M., please contact Idaho State Police dispatch at 208-846-7500.

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Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Public Help Needed For Information on Hit and Run Crash Near Pocatello

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Pocatello, Idaho 83204-2299
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For Immediate Release: 01/01/13 6:00 pm
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The Idaho State Police is investigating a crash that occurred westbound on Interstate 86 at milepost 62. At approximately occurred at 2:57 pm, on January 1, 2013, a Cadillac was travelling from southbound Interstate 15 to westbound Interstate 86. At the same time a 1999 Chevrolet Blazer was travelling from northbound Interstate15 to westbound Interstate 86. The Cadillac travelled into the lane occupied by the Chevrolet Blazer and collided with the Blazer. The Blazer rolled and came to rest on its roof, while the Cadillac left the scene.

The Cadillac sustained heavy damage to the driver side and the front end of the car. It is believed to be a White 2 door model with Utah license plates that start with either A68, 638 or A38. This vehicle is also believed to have been involved in a reckless driving incident on New Year's Eve that involved brandishing a weapon. The Idaho State Police is asking anyone with information about this vehicle contact them at (208) 236-6066.


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