Monday, October 26, 2015

**Final Update** Crash I-15 at Milepost 70

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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: 10/26/15 9:25 PM
Please direct questions to the District Office

Final Update:

Shortly after 5:00 p.m. today, October 26, 2015, the Idaho State Police investigated a crash on I15 near milepost 70, approximately one mile before the Pocatello Creek exit. Anthony Farnsworth, age 26 or Pocatello, was driving north in a Dodge Stealth when he changed lanes in front of Aric Duncan, age 24 of Ellensburg, WA, who was also northbound in a Subaru Outback. In doing so, Farnsworth lost control of his vehicle. He continued to the right, where he struck a Toyota Sienna driven by Jennifer Mariani, age 45, of Pocatello. Farnsworth's vehicle continued to the right shoulder of the roadway and overturned, coming to rest on the right shoulder. Farnsworth was transported to Portneuf Medical Center in Pocatello. Neither Duncan nor Mariani were transported. All three drivers were wearing their seatbelts. The roadway was completely blocked for approximately twenty minutes, and the right lane continued to be blocked for approximately another one and a half hours. The investigation is ongoing.



At this time, all lanes are open and traffic is flowing. More information will be relayed as it becomes available.


Original release:

Idaho State Police is currently investigating a crash northbound Interstate 15 at milepost 70.2, in Pocatello. The right lane of travel is blocked at this time.