Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Two vehicle fatality crash on US95 at 155.8, near New Meadows

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

For Immediate Release: 06/29/2016 11:22 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Wednesday, June 29,2016, at approximately 4:52 p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle fatality crash on US95 at milepost 155.8, near New Meadows. Louie Garcia, 64, of Santa Paula, CA, was driving a 2006 motorhome northbound on US95. Kenny Koeberlein, 59 of Middleton, was driving a 2005 Dodge Dakota southbound on US95. Koeberlein crossed over the center line, collided with Garcia, went off the right shoulder and rolled. Koeberlein was ejected and died at the scene.

Garcia and his passenger were wearing their seatbelts at the time of the crash, Koeberlein was not. The lanes of travel were partially blocked for approximately three hours.

The crash is still under investigation at this time.

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