Sunday, March 29, 2015

Crash on Homedale Rd and 10th Ave. near Caldwell

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District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian 83642
(208) 846-7550
Fax (208) 846-7520

For Immediate Release: 03/29/01:45 a.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office


On March 28, 2015, at approximately 10:00 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a fatal crash at the intersection of Homedale Road and S 10th Ave., near Caldwell. A 1991 Honda Accord was travelling eastbound on Homedale Road and failed to stop at the stop sign at S 10th Ave. The Honda struck a 2003 Ford F250 pickup traveling southbound on S10th Ave. The pickup, driven by Tyler Cates, 31, of Homedale, came to rest on its side. The driver and one passenger in the Honda succumbed to their injuries at the scene and another passenger from the Honda was transported to St. Als in Boise.

All three occupants of the Honda were not wearing their seatbelts. Cates and his juvenile passenger were not transported, and both were wearing their seatbelts.

Names are being held pending notification of next of kin. This crash remains under investigation by the Idaho State Police.


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***Correction - location is near Caldwell***

The Idaho State Police is investigating a crash at the intersection of Homedale Road and 10th Ave., in Caldwell. The intersection is currently blocked.

Motorists are encouraged to avoid the area if possible.