Saturday, November 8, 2014

Crash near Fort Hall Claims one.

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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: 11/08/14 20:25
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Saturday November 8, 2014, at 3:38 p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a single vehicle crash on Interstate 15 at milepost 82, near Fort Hall.

Andrew Newman, 65 of Pocatello, driving a 2000 Chevy Tahoe, was southbound when he left the roadway, traveled through the median and across the northbound lanes. The vehicle then rolled and came to rest on the frontage road.

Newman was transported to Portneuf Medical Center in Pocatello by air ambulance.
Newman's passenger, Darinda Newman, 62 of Pocatello, was transported to Portneuf Medical Center by ground ambulance, and second passenger Gernnard Parsons, 85 of Pocatello, succumbed to his injuries on scene.

All subjects were wearing their seatbelts. This crash is under investigation by the Idaho State police.

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