Saturday, February 20, 2016

*Final Update* Crash On State Highway 39 near Springfield

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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: 2/20/2016 4:40 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

***Final Update***

On Saturday, February 20, 2016, at 7:50 a.m. the Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle crash near Springfield.

Santiago Nava Sanchez, 64, of Aberdeen was driving southbound on State Highway 39 in a 1997 Ford F250 pickup. Donald Raines, 55, of Draper, Utah, was following behind in a 2015 Peterbilt hauling potatoes. Raines attempted to pass Nava Sanchez. While Raines was passing, Nava Sanchez made a left hand turn and was struck by Raines. The pickup left the roadway on the right shoulder and overturned. All occupants were wearing seatbelts; no one was injured. State Highway 39 was blocked for approximately one hour.

This crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.



The Idaho State Police is currently investigating a two-vehicle injury crash with complete blockage of the southbound lanes of State Highway 39 at approximately milepost 30 in Bingham County. More information will be released once available.