Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Fatal Crash near Howe ** Update **

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

For Immediate Release: 9/8/15 6:52 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Monday, September 7, 2015, at approximately 8:17 p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a one vehicle fatality crash southbound SH22 at milepost 27, east of Howe, Idaho in Butte County. Idaho State Police was assisted by Clark County. A 2001 Ford Escape drifted off the roadway, overcorrected several times and then rolled. Karina Meza Diaz, 30, of Peru, was ejected from the vehicle and succumbed to her injuries at the scene. Her next of kin was notified. Mayer Macetaz-Ayala, 28, of Burien, Washington, Alma "Elizabeth" Ibarra, 34, of Ketchum, Idaho, and a juvenile were also ejected from the vehicle. A second juvenile was seat belted inside the vehicle and was transported by ground ambulance with the first juvenile to Madison Memorial. Ibarra and Macetaz-Ayala were ground transported to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center. An additional passenger, Yuri Landeo-Orejon, 53, of Hailey, Idaho, was transported by air ambulance to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center.

The driver of the vehicle has not been determined at this time. The crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.