Thursday, July 14, 2016

Two Vehicle Fatality Crash in Minidoka County

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District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID 83338-5904 (208) 324-6000
Fax (208) 324-7897

For Immediate Release: 07/14/2016 at 2:39p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On July 14, 2016 at 8:39 a.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a two vehicle fatality crash eastbound on 170 W and 300 S in Minidoka County, Idaho. Jane Bates, age 34, of Rupert, was traveling eastbound on 300 S in a 1994 Chrysler Concord. Fabiola Aguirre, age 27, of Rupert was traveling westbound on 300 S in a 2004 Land Rover Discovery. Bates' vehicle and Aguirre's vehicle collided head on. Bates succumbed to her injuries at the scene of the crash. Next of kin has been notified. Aguirre was transported by ground ambulance to Minidoka Memorial Hospital in Rupert.

300 S was closed in both directions for three hours. The lanes of travel are no longer blocked. Bates and Aguirre were not wearing their seatbelts. The crash is under investigation by Idaho State Police.