IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE
District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID 83338-5904 (208) 324-6000
Fax (208) 324-7897
For Immediate Release: January 10, 2015 10:44 a.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office
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Richard S. Nicholson was driving a 2010 Dodge pickup.
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All lanes are now open on US-93 near milepost 37.
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On Friday, January 9, 2015, at approximately 10:24 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a two vehicle fatality crash southbound US-93 near milepost 37, in Twin Falls County.
Michael L. Reichlein, 18 of Hollister, ID, was traveling southbound, in a Dodge Durango, on US-93 near milepost 37. Richard S. Nicholson, 45 of Henderson, NV, was traveling northbound in the southbound lane of US-93 and struck Reichlein's vehicle. Reichlein succumbed to his injuries at the scene. Nicholson was transported by ground ambulance to St. Luke's Medical Center in Twin Falls. Both drivers were wearing seat belts. Next of kin have been notified for Reichlein.
The lanes of US-93 remained blocked at this time and traffic is being routed around the scene.
DSP Initials KS/SG
The Idaho State Police are on scene of a crash on US-93 at milepost 37, near 3400 N in Twin Falls County. US-93 is currently blocked from 3400 N to 3500 N. There is fog in the area, and motorists are encouraged to use caution while driving. More information will be released as it becomes available.
DSP Initials KB / SA