Saturday, August 19, 2017

Three Vehicle Crash I15@118

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District 6 1540 Foote Dr.
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828
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For Immediate Release: 08/19/17 1:01 A.M.
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On Friday August 18, 2017 at approximately 5:21 P.M., Idaho State Police investigated a three vehicle property damage crash on Interstate 15 at milepost 118, near Idaho Falls.

Christopher Field, 40, of Nibley, UT, was driving northbound on I15 in a 2000 Sierra K2500 pickup pulling a trailer. Field failed to yield to slowing traffic in the area and struck a 2007 Mazda M3, driven by Janel Cortes, 18, of Idaho Falls, ID. Cortes' vehicle was pushed into the median guard rail. Field's vehicle continued on and struck a 2010 Ford F250 pickup, driven by Donald Hammer, 49, of Rexburg, ID. Hammer's vehicle was pushed into the median guard rail, and Field's vehicle came to rest in the right lane of travel. All occupants were wearing a seatbelt.

The right lane of travel was blocked for approximately one hour.



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Thursday, August 17, 2017

Injury Crash on I-15 mp 196, near Idaho/Montana border

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

For Immediate Release: Thursday - 08/17/2017 3:25 p.m.
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On Thursday, August 17, 2017, at approximately 10:00 a.m., the Idaho State Police investigated an injury crash on I-15 near milepost 196, near the Montana border.

James Schlichting, 60, of Collingswood, New Jersey, was travelling northbound on a 2017 Harley Davidson motorcycle. Doris Anderson, 80, of Grand Junction, Colorado, was driving northbound in a 2011 Hyundai Elantra. Anderson initiated a lane change and Schlichting went into the median to avoid Anderson's vehicle and lost control.

Schlichting was transported via air ambulance to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls. He was wearing a helmet.

Both the north and south inside lanes were blocked for emergency vehicles for approximately three hours while crews worked to clear the scene.

The crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.

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Fatality crash US95 MP441 near Chilco

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For Immediate Release: 08/17/2017 11:30 AM
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On August 17, 2017 at approximately 5:47 AM a fatal crash occurred on US 95 at milepost 441, near the Chilco Road exit. A White 2015 International Semi-tractor driven by Ryan B. Crabtree, 35, of Athol, Idaho was traveling Southbound in the right driving lane just south of the Chilco exit when he observed a Silver 2000 Toyota Tacoma Pickup begin to pull onto US95 from the shoulder. Crabtree moved into the left passing lane to allow the Toyota driven , Gary C. Knoblich, 58, of Athol, Idaho to enter into the driving lane. Knoblich continued across both Southbound lanes and onto an emergency authorized vehicle only crossover. Crabtree attempted to avoid the collision by slamming on his brakes but was unable to stop and struck the drivers side of Knoblichs pickup. Knoblich was not wearing a seatbelt and he was declared deceased at the scene. Crabtree was wearing his seatbelt and uninjured. Next of kin was notified. The investigation is ongoing.

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Fatality Crash Northbound I15 Near Idaho Falls

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Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828
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For Immediate Release: 08/17/17 05:02 a.m.
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On August 17, 2017, at approximately 12:51 a.m., Idaho State Police investigated a vehicle versus pedestrian fatality crash, northbound I-15 at the 117 milepost, near Idaho Falls.

Idaho State Police is requesting information regarding the vehicle or any other unusual event observed at that location. Any tips can be reported by calling the ISP District 6 office (208) 525-7377.

The northbound lanes were blocked for approximately 3 hours.

Next of kin has been notified.



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Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Three vehicle crash eastbound I84 at milepost 30

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For Immediate Release: 8/16/2017 12:10 a.m.
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On Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at approximately 6:15 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a three-vehicle, injury crash eastbound I84 at milepost 31, east of Caldwell.

Diana Rodriguez, 41, of Nampa, was eastbound in the left lane of travel, driving a 1997 Ford Taurus. Abraham Valle-Ortiz, 24, of Caldwell, was directly ahead of Rodriguez in a 2009 Chevrolet Malibu. Nikolay Dmitruk, 51, of Meridian, was in the right lane of travel and driving a 1998 Freightliner semi pulling a single trailer. Valle-Oritz slowed for traffic and the Ford struck the Chevrolet from behind. The Ford lost control and spun into the median, where it rolled onto its passenger side. The Chevrolet was pushed into the Freightliner semi and came to rest blocking both eastbound lanes. The Freightliner was able to safely stop on the right shoulder of the roadway.

Rodriguez and her juvenile passenger were transported to St. Luke's in Nampa by ground ambulance, along with Valle-Ortiz and his passenger, Gerardo Esquivel, 29, of Caldwell. All occupants were wearing seatbelts.

Both lanes were blocked for approximately an hour-and-a-half while crews worked to clear the scene. Traffic was diverted around the crash on the right shoulder. Idaho State Police were assisted by the Caldwell Police Department, Canyon County EMS, and the Canyon County Fire Department. The crash is under investigation by Idaho State Police.



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Single Vehicle Fatality Crash Near Craters of the Moon

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Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828
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For Immediate Release: 08/15/17 04:48 a.m.
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On Monday, August 14, 2017, at approximately 11:22 p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a single-vehicle, fatality crash northbound US-93 at the 230 milepost, near Craters of the Moon.

David A. Smart, 30, of Minot, North Dakota, and Alexandria J. Porterfield, 29, of Highland, California, were was traveling northbound on a 2007 Honda Spirit motorcycle. A deer collided with the motorcycle, causing both occupants to be ejected from the vehicle. Smart was transported by air ambulance to Portneuf Medical Center in Pocatello, Idaho. Porterfield succumbed to her injuries on scene. Porterfield was wearing a helmet. Smart was not wearing a helmet.

Both lanes were blocked for approximately three hours.

Next of kin has been notified.

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Monday, August 14, 2017

Crash Near Craters of the Moon

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For Immediate Release: 8/15/2017 12:05 a.m.
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Idaho State Police are investigating a crash on Highway 93 at milepost 230 near Craters of the Moon. The highway is blocked in both directions. Further information will be released as it becomes available.


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** D1 ** Injury Crash US95 MP446 Athol ID

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On August 14, 2017 at 8:20 am the Idaho State Police responded to a single vehicle crash northbound US95 MP 446 at Silverwood. Shelley L. Swoboda, 50 years old of Priest River, was traveling north on US95 in a Blue 2004 Ford F150 pickup when she drove off the road and into the median. She immediately went back into the lane of travel, overcorrected and rolled the pickup. Swoboda was not wearing her seatbelt and was airlifted to Kootenai Health. The road way was partially blocked for two hours.

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Sunday, August 13, 2017

Final Update: Two Vehicle Crash Blocks I84 Near Karcher Exit

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For Immediate Release: 08/14/17 12:58 a.m.
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*** Final Update ***

On Sunday, August 13, 2017, at approximately 10:05 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle crash westbound I84 near milepost 34, in Nampa.

Mark J. Kennedy, 55, of Nampa, was driving a 1993 Pontiac Grand Am westbound on Karcher Road. Kennedy drove off the south shoulder, through a field, continuing through a fence and onto the westbound lanes of I84. Kennedy's vehicle struck a 2015 GMC pickup pulling a homemade trailer driven by William C. Randall, 27, of Caldwell, who was traveling westbound on I84.

Kennedy was transported by ground ambulance to Saint Alphonsus Medical Center in Nampa. All occupants were wearing a seat belt.

The westbound lanes were blocked for approximately an hour and fifteen minutes.

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Idaho State Police is investigating a two vehicle crash westbound I84 at milepost 34, near the Karcher Exit in Nampa. Both westbound lanes are blocked at this time.

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Update: Two Vehicle Crash Blocks I84 Near Karcher Exit

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For Immediate Release: 08/13/17 10:15 pm
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***Update***

All lanes of travel are open.


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Two Vehicle Crash Blocks I84 Near Karcher Exit

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For Immediate Release: 08/13/17 10:15 pm
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Idaho State Police is investigating a two vehicle crash westbound I84 at milepost 34, near the Karcher Exit in Nampa. Both westbound lanes are blocked at this time.

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Vehicle Vs. Train Crash North Of Parma

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For Immediate Release: 08/13/2017 3:45am
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On Sunday, August 13, 2017, at 1:11 am, Idaho State Police investigated a vehicle vs. train crash on Leigh Lane north of Parma, ID.

Jack E. Carey, 60, of Sand Hallow, ID, got his 2006 Ford F150 stuck on the train tracks. The Ford was struck by a passing Union Pacific train. Carey and his passenger, Renisha L. Montoya, 47, of Meridian, ID, were both out of the vehicle at the time of the crash. There were no injuries to either occupant or the train personnel.

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Friday, August 11, 2017

*** Final Update: Crash at SH 75 at 75.5 blocking all lanes

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For Immediate Release: 08/11/17 7:35 pm
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*** FINAL UPDATE ***

On Friday, August 11, 2017, at approximately 6:32 am, Idaho State Police investigated a three vehicle crash on SH75 near milepost 75.5, north of Shoshone in Lincoln County.

Samantha M. Herrin, 36, of Twin Falls, ID, was driving a 1997 Ford Ranger pickup northbound on SH75. Herrin's passenger was Henry Sanchez III, 40, of Idaho Falls, ID.

Kyle M. Grubbs, 43, of Anaheim, CA, was driving a 2010 Ford F350 pickup pulling 2017 flatbed trailer southbound on SH75. Grubbs' passenger was Andrew B. Garza, 21, of West Magic, ID.

Kaylie A. Pomrenke, 30, of Hailey, ID, was driving a 2005 Chevrolet Cavalier southbound on SH75. Pomrenke had two juvenile passengers.

Herrin crossed the center line striking Grubbs trailer. Pomrenke drove off the roadway to avoid colliding with Herrin. Herrin's vehicle rolled coming to rest in the lanes of travel.

Herrin was transported via air ambulance to St. Alphonsus Medical Center in Boise, ID. All parties involved were wearing a seatbelt.

The lanes were blocked for approximately two and a half hours.

Idaho State Police was assisted by Lincoln County Sheriff and Shoshone Police Department.

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***UPDATE***

All lanes of travel are now back open.

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***UPDATE***

One lane of travel is now open.

***END UPDATE***

The Idaho State Police is currently on scene at a crash at State Highway 75 at milepost 75.5, just north of Shoshone. All lanes are blocked at this time. More information will be released when it becomes available.

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****Udpate **Crash on I-15 at exit 67 in Pocatello blocking traffic.

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District 5 5205 South 5th Ave.
Pocatello, Idaho 83204-2299
(208) 236-6466 FAX: (208) 236-6068

For Immediate Release: 8/11/17 - 3:15 pm
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**********UPDATE***********************

The lanes are now open.

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Idaho State Police is currently investigating a crash in the northbound lane of I-15 at exit 67, the S 5th Ave exit. The one northbound lane in the construction zone is currently blocked and traffic is being diverted off of exit 67. Motorists are encouraged use caution and expect congestion while traveling through the area.

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*** UPDATE *** Joint ISP/Elmore County Release - Crash Blocks Interstate Traffic Near Mountain Home

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For Immediate Release: 8/11/17 4:34 p.m.
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*** UPDATE ***

The westbound lanes of Interstate 84 near milepost 99 are open.

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Idaho State Police is assisting with a crash on westbound Interstate 84 at approximately mile post 99, just east of Mountain Home. Although Elmore County is investigating, Troopers wanted motorists to be aware all westbound lanes of travel are blocked at this time.

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Joint ISP/Elmore County Release - Crash Blocks Interstate Traffic Near Mountain Home

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District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian 83642
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For Immediate Release: 8/11/17 3:45 p.m.
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Idaho State Police is assisting with a crash on westbound Interstate 84 at approximately mile post 99, just east of Mountain Home. Although Elmore County is investigating, Troopers wanted motorists to be aware all westbound lanes of travel are blocked at this time.

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Crash on I-15 at exit 67 in Pocatello blocking traffic.

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District 5 5205 South 5th Ave.
Pocatello, Idaho 83204-2299
(208) 236-6466 FAX: (208) 236-6068

For Immediate Release: 8/11/17 - 3:15 pm
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Idaho State Police is currently investigating a crash in the northbound lane of I-15 at exit 67, the S 5th Ave exit. The one northbound lane in the construction zone is currently blocked and traffic is being diverted off of exit 67. Motorists are encouraged use caution and expect congestion while traveling through the area.

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Update: Crash at SH 75 at 75.5 blocking all lanes

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For Immediate Release: 08/11/17 9:04am
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***UPDATE***

All lanes of travel are now back open.

***END OF UPDATE***

***UPDATE***

One lane of travel is now open.

***END UPDATE***

The Idaho State Police is currently on scene at a crash at State Highway 75 at milepost 75.5, just north of Shoshone. All lanes are blocked at this time. More information will be released when it becomes available.

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Update: Crash at SH 75 at 75.5 blocking all lanes

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For Immediate Release: 08/11/17 8:04am
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***UPDATE***

One lane of travel is now open.

***END UPDATE***

The Idaho State Police is currently on scene at a crash at State Highway 75 at milepost 75.5, just north of Shoshone. All lanes are blocked at this time. More information will be released when it becomes available.

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For Immediate Release: 08/11/17 7:31am
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The Idaho State Police is currently on scene at a crash at State Highway 75 at milepost 75.5, just north of Shoshone. All lanes are blocked at this time. More information will be released when it becomes available.

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Thursday, August 10, 2017

Update: Single vehicle blocking lanes EB I84 at 173, near Jerome

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For Immediate Release: 08/10/17 8:54 pm
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***FINAL UPDATE*****

On Thursday, August 10, 2017, at approximately 12:30 p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a single-vehicle injury crash on Interstate 84 at milepost 173, just north of Twin Falls.

Lindsey Schwendiman, 18, of Boise, Idaho, was driving eastbound in a 2003 Ford Focus when she drove into the median. Schwendiman's vehicle rolled, coming to rest on its tires, and then caught on fire. Schwendiman's passenger, Michael Galloway, 19, of Houston, Texas, along with a good samaritan, helped get Schwendiman away from the burning vehicle. The Ford Focus was completely destroyed.

Both Schwendiman and Galloway were transported to St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise by air ambulance. The road was blocked for approximately one hour.

The crash is under the investigation by the Idaho State Police.

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All lanes of travel at open at this time.

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The Idaho State Police is currently investigating a single vehicle rollover on Interstate 84 at mile post 173, near Jerome. The eastbound lanes are blocked at this time. More information will be released when available.


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Update: Eastbound lane blocked on SH 50 @ 4 by 2 vehicle crash

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For Immediate Release: 08/10/17 3:56pm
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***UPDATE***

All lanes of travel are open at this time.

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The Idaho State Police is currently investigating a two vehicle crash on State Highway 50 at 4, on the north side of the Hansen Bridge. The eastbound lane is blocked at this time. More information will be released when available.


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Eastbound lane blocked on SH 50 @ 4 by 2 vehicle crash

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The Idaho State Police is currently investigating a two vehicle crash on State Highway 50 at 4, on the north side of the Hansen Bridge. The eastbound lane is blocked at this time. More information will be released when available.


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Update: Single vehicle blocking lanes EB I84 at 173, near Jerome

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For Immediate Release: 08/10/17 01:04pm
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***UPDATE***

All lanes of travel at open at this time.

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The Idaho State Police is currently investigating a single vehicle rollover on Interstate 84 at mile post 173, near Jerome. The eastbound lanes are blocked at this time. More information will be released when available.


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Single vehicle blocking lanes EB I84 at 173, near Jerome

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For Immediate Release: 08/10/17 01:04pm
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The Idaho State Police is currently investigating a single vehicle rollover on Interstate 84 at mile post 173, near Jerome. The eastbound lanes are blocked at this time. More information will be released when available.


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Fatality Crash on West Mountain Road Near Donnelly

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For Immediate Release: 08/10/17 5:45 A.M.
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On August 9, 2017, at approximately 10:20 P.M., the Idaho State Police investigated a fatality crash on West Mountain Road near Little Lane, east of Donnelly.

Devin Hawkins, 36, of McCall, was northbound on West Mountain Road in a 2002 Porsche. Hawkins was traveling at a high rate of speed and failed to negotiate a curve. Hawkins left the right side of the road, overcorrected and traveled back across West Mountain Road. Hawkins then traveled off the left side of the road and struck a culvert. The vehicle went airborne and struck a small tree before coming to rest on its wheels. Hawkins was transported by ground ambulance to St Luke's McCall Medical Center.

Hawkins passengers, Kerri Hawkins, 37, of McCall, and a juvenile, succumbed to their injuries on location. All occupants of the vehicle were wearing seatbelts. Next of kin has been notified.

This crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police with assistance from the Valley County Sheriff's Office.


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Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Update: Crash on Hansen Bridge

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For Immediate Release: 08/08/2017 8:16 a.m.
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***UPDATE***

All lanes of travel are open at this time.

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The Idaho State Police is investigating a crash on SH50 at milepost 3.9, the Hansen Bridge. The eastbound lanes of travel are currently blocked. More information will be provided as it becomes available.

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Crash on Hansen Bridge

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For Immediate Release: 08/08/2017 7:36 a.m.
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The Idaho State Police is investigating a crash on SH50 at milepost 3.9, the Hansen Bridge. The eastbound lanes of travel are currently blocked. More information will be provided as it becomes available.

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Crash West of Dubois Sends One To Hospital

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District 6 1540 Foote Dr.
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828
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For Immediate Release: 08/08/2017 4:22 am
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On Tuesday, August 8, 2017, at 2:26 am, Idaho State Police investigated an injury crash eastbound on SH22 at mile marker 68, west of Dubois, ID.

A juvenile male was driving eastbound in a 1997 Ford F150 when he drove off the roadway. The juvenile overcorrected and crossed the roadway where the vehicle overturned. The juvenile was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from the vehicle. The juvenile was transported by Air Idaho to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls, ID.

This crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.


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Monday, August 7, 2017

One Vehicle Injury Crash On US20 Near Ucon

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Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828
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For Immediate Release: 8/7/2017 4:39 p.m.
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On Monday, August 7, 2017, at approximately 9:18 a.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a one-vehicle injury crash on US20 at milepost 313, near the Hitt Road exit, near Ucon.

Tyler J Sutton, 30, of Rigby, was driving westbound in a 2015 Ram 1500 pickup when he drove off the left shoulder. The vehicle continued to go through the median, crossing the eastbound lanes of US20, then through a fence, where it came to rest on the railroad tracks.

Sutton was not wearing a seatbelt and was taken by private vehicle for medical evaluation. This crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.


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Fatal Crash 16400 Dufort Road, Priest River

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For Immediate Release: 08/03/2017
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***Update to Press Release - Release of Victim's Identity***

On August 3rd, 2017 at 09:53 am, a fatality crash occurred in the 16000 block of Dufort Road near Priest River, Idaho. A 1992 Kenworth Tractor pulling a fully loaded log trailer being driven by Jesse R Flory (age 22 of Bonners Ferry, Idaho) was negotiating a left hand curve when he came across Katherine R Malone, (age 36 of Nashville, TN) jogging in the roadway. His truck overturned and a portion of the truck struck Malone. She was pronounced deceased at the scene and was transported by Sherman Knapp Funeral Home in Newport, Washington. Flory was not wearing a seatbelt. Next of kin has been notified. The investigation is still ongoing. The assisting agencies were the Bonner County Sheriff's Office and the Idaho Transportation Department. The vehicle and clean-up were handled by Newport Towing.

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Sunday, August 6, 2017

Fatality Crash in Elmore County

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District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian 83642
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For Immediate Release: 08/06/2017 1:40 p.m.
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On Sunday, August 6, 2017, at approximately 6:47 a.m., Idaho State Police investigated a single vehicle, fatality crash, on Interstate 84 near milepost 81, in Elmore County.

Charles Williams, 61, of Coos Bay, Oregon, was driving east in a 1997 Ford Explorer when he drove off the left shoulder, overcorrected, and rolled, coming to rest in the eastbound lanes. Williams was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected.

Williams was transported by ground ambulance to St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise, where he succumbed to his injuries. Next of kin has been notified.

Both eastbound lanes of travel were blocked for approximately one hour. The left lane continued to be blocked for an additional hour while crews investigated.

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Fatal Crash EB SH8 at milepost 40, east of Bovill

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District 2 Patrol 2700 North and South Highway Lewiston, ID 83501-1732
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For Immediate Release: 8/6/17 2:02 AM
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The Idaho State Police investigated a fatal crash that occurred on SH8 at milepost 40, east of Bovill, ID on 8/5/17 at 8:04 pm. Aaron L Pointon, 39 of Elk River, ID, was driving a red 1992 Ford Ranger pickup when he failed to negotiate a curve and struck the guardrail on the eastbound side. The vehicle then veered across the road and struck the guardrail on the westbound side. Pointon was partially ejected and pronounced deceased at the scene. The vehicle was towed by Dollar Towing. Latah County Sheriff's Office and Deary Ambulance assisted. The investigation continues.

KSW

Fatality Crash Northbound Blaser Hwy Near Lava Hot Springs

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District 5 5205 South 5th Ave.
Pocatello, Idaho 83204-2299
(208) 236-6466 FAX: (208) 236-6068

For Immediate Release: 08/06/17 01:20 a.m.

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On Saturday, August 5, 2017, at approximately 09:00 p.m., The Idaho State Police investigated a train versus pedestrian fatality crash, northbound Blaser Highway at Hadley Canyon Road, near Lava Hot Springs.

Howard B. Thibault, 42, of Milwaukie, OR, was laying across the railroad tracks one and a half miles east of Lava Hot Springs. A train traveling westbound struck Thibault. He succumbed to his injuries at the scene of the crash.

Next of kin has been notified.



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Saturday, August 5, 2017

Fatal Crash Forest Service Rd 301@2.2

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For Immediate Release: 08/05/2017
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On August 4th, 2017 around 8:51 pm, a fatal crash occurred on Forest Service Road 301 near milepost 2.2, near Clarkia ID. A 1995 Freightliner truck, driven by Christopher L Wilman (age 64 of Juliaetta ID) was eastbound attempting to negotiate a left turn when he drove off the right shoulder, going down an embankment. Wilman was trapped inside the vehicle. He was not wearing a seatbelt, and was declared deceased at the scene by the Benewah County coroner. Family death notifications have been made. The truck was taken by Nickersons Towing. Other assisting agencies were Upriver Ambulance and Upriver Fire Dept. The investigation is continuing.

MRW

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Three Vehicle Crash in Jerome County

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For Immediate Release: 08/03/17 10:40 p.m.
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On Thursday, August 3, 2017, at approximately 2:15 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a three vehicle crash eastbound on Interstate 84 at milepost 195, in Jerome County.

Gary Bores, 72, of Boise, Idaho, was driving eastbound in a 2008 Dodge Nitro. Umar Amin, 36, of Round Rock, Texas, was driving eastbound in a 2012 Freightliner, pulling one trailer. A 2000 BMW 328I failed to yield to slowing traffic and collided with both the Dodge Nitro and Freightliner. The BMW was driven by Jacek Koprukowniak, 60, of Buffalo Grove, Illinois.

The eastbound lanes were blocked for approximately one hour.


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Two Vehicle Crash on Interstate 84

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For Immediate Release: 08/03/17 10:33 p.m.
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On Thursday, August 3, 2017, at approximately 1:45 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a two vehicle crash westbound on Interstate 84 at milepost 198, in Jerome County.

Samuel Harward, 46, of American Fork, Utah, was driving westbound on Interstate 84 in a 2007 Holiday Rambler Motorhome. Kevin Powers, 47, of Kearns, Utah, was also driving westbound in a 2017 Freightliner Cascadia 125 semi. Harward failed to yield to slowing traffic and collided with the motorhome.

Harward and Powers were both wearing a seatbelt.

The westbound lane was blocked for approximately one hour.


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Two Vehicle Crash in Jerome County

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For Immediate Release: 08/03/17 10:28 p.m.
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On Thursday, August 3, 2017, at approximately 1:30 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a two vehicle crash westbound on Interstate 84 at milepost 196, in Jerome County.

Howard Dixon, 74, of Pocatello, Idaho was driving westbound on Interstate 84 in a 2012 Subaru Legacy. Cortney Cook, 26, of Idaho Falls, Idaho was also driving eastbound in a 2008 Chevrolet Malibu. Cook failed to yield for slowing traffic and collided with the Subaru Legacy.

Dixon and Cook were both wearing a seatbelt.

The westbound lanes of travel were blocked for approximately two hours.


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Fatal Crash 16400 Dufort Road, Priest River

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For Immediate Release: 08/03/2017
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On August 3rd, 2017 at 09:53 am, a fatality crash occurred in the 16000 block of Dufort Road near Priest River, Idaho. A 1992 Kenworth Tractor pulling a fully loaded log trailer being driven by Jesse R Flory (age 22 of Bonners Ferry, Idaho) was negotiating a left hand curve when he came across a woman jogging in the roadway. His truck overturned and a portion of the truck struck the pedestrian. She was pronounced deceased at the scene and was transported by Sherman Knapp Funeral Home in Newport, Washington. Flory was not wearing a seatbelt. The roadway is still closed at this time. Release of the victim's identity is still pending for identification. The investigation is still ongoing. The assisting agencies were the Bonner County Sheriff's Office and the Idaho Transportation Department. The vehicle and clean-up were handled by Newport Towing.

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Injury Crash - WB I90 at 6

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For Immediate Release: 08/03/2017
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On August 3rd, 2017 at 3:40 pm, an injury crash occurred on I-90 near milepost 6 in the westbound lanes. A 2005 Yamaha motorcycle, being rode by a Ronald R Hanson (age 34 of Burbank, Washington) was westbound when he last control of the bike and overturned it. He was wearing a helmet. Hanson was transported to Kootenai Medical Center. The bike was taken by Reliable Towing. The investigation is continuing.

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News release: High-speed pursuit in Canyon and Ada Counties leads to one arrest

News release: High-speed pursuit in Canyon and Ada Counties leads to one arrest
For immediate release, Aug 3, 2017
Contact: Tim Marsano, ISP PIO, (208) 884-7122

Today at approximately 1:20 p.m., Idaho State Police attempted to pull over a Ford Thunderbird for not exhibiting license plates near the intersection of Greenhurst Rd. and Southside Blvd. in Nampa.
The driver attempted to elude the ISP Trooper and a chase through Nampa resulted. The driver struck at least 3 vehicles before entering I-84 eastbound at the Franklin Blvd. entrance, exit 36. Seven other ISP Troopers joined in the chase, which ended at approximately 2:00 p.m. near exit 42 when the driver voluntarily pulled over; he was then arrested on felony eluding charges. The driver also did not have a valid driver's license. He is identified as Kevin M. White, 20, of Nampa and he's been booked into the Ada County Jail. There were 3 other occupants in the car, 2 adults and 1 minor. The three were detained by ISP and later released; none were arrested. The ISP investigation is ongoing.

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Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Injury Crash SH57 milepost 26, near Lamb Creek

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For Immediate Release: 08/02/2017
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On August 2nd, 2017 at approximately 12:10pm the Idaho State Police Investigated a one vehicle crash on SH57 at approximately mile post 26. A silver 2005 Chevrolet classic driven by a juvenile male, was southbound on SH57 when he failed to negotiate a left hand curve. He drove off the road colliding with an embankment. The vehicle came back on the roadway and the driver was ejected. No seatbelts were worn. The crashed blocked SH57 for approximately one hour. The juvenile was transport to Newport Medical Center. Assisting agencies were Bonner County and Priest River Police Department.

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**update** Crash blocking traffic near the Hansen Bridge

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For Immediate Release: 08/02/17 12:49 p.m.
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***Update***
All lanes of travel have been cleared at this time.

More information will be provided at a later time.

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At this time the Idaho State Police is investigating a crash on State Highway 50 at mile marker 3.5, just south of the Hansen Bridge. Both lanes of travel are blocked at this time.
More details will be provided at a later time.


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Crash blocking traffic near the Hansen Bridge

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For Immediate Release: 08/02/17 11:48 a.m.
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At this time the Idaho State Police is investigating a crash on State Highway 50 at mile marker 3.5, just south of the Hansen Bridge. Both lanes of travel are blocked at this time.
More details will be provided at a later time.


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Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Final Update - Two-vehicle crash at US91 and Ballard Road, north of Chubbuck

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District 5 5205 South 5th Ave.
Pocatello, Idaho 83204-2299
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For Immediate Release: 8/2/2017 12:22 a.m.
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*********Final Update*************

On Tuesday, August 1, 2017, at approximately 9:00 p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle injury crash southbound US 91 at Ballard Road, south of Fort Hall.

Janet Silveira, 19, of Fort Hall, ID, was traveling westbound on Ballard Road in a 1999 Ford Taurus. Bryan Speck, 49, of Idaho Falls, ID, was traveling southbound on US91 in a 2006 International semi while pulling a trailer. Silveira failed to yield from the stop sign and collided with Speck's vehicle.

Silveira was transported to Portneuf Medical Center in Pocatello by ground ambulance. The intersection was blocked for about two hours.

The crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.

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All lanes are back open.

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Idaho State Police are on scene of a two-vehicle, injury crash at US91 and Ballard Road, north of Chubbuck. The intersection is completely blocked at this time. More information will be released as it becomes available.

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Update - Two-vehicle crash at US91 and Ballard Road, north of Chubbuck

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District 5 5205 South 5th Ave.
Pocatello, Idaho 83204-2299
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For Immediate Release: 8/1/2017 11:11 p.m.
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**********Update*******************

All lanes are back open.

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Idaho State Police are on scene of a two-vehicle, injury crash at US91 and Ballard Road, north of Chubbuck. The intersection is completely blocked at this time. More information will be released as it becomes available.

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Two-vehicle crash at US91 and Ballard Road, north of Chubbuck

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District 5 5205 South 5th Ave.
Pocatello, Idaho 83204-2299
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For Immediate Release: 8/1/2017 9:23 p.m.
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Idaho State Police are on scene of a two-vehicle, injury crash at US91 and Ballard Road, north of Chubbuck. The intersection is completely blocked at this time. More information will be released as it becomes available.

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Two-Vehicle Injury Crash US Highway 20 Near Swan Lake

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

For Immediate Release: 08/01/2017 7:10 p.m.
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On Tuesday, August 1, 2017, at approximately 12:54 p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle crash on US Highway 20 near milepost 374, three miles west of Swan Lake.

Aidan Trummell, 18, of Portland, Oregon, was driving a 2006 Saturn Vue eastbound on US Highway 20. Clayton Perry, 84, of Sugar City, was driving westbound in a 1990 Ford F250.

Near milepost 374, Trummell fell asleep while driving, when his vehicle drifted into the westbound lane of travel. Trummell awoke and steered to the left, but still collided nearly head-on with Perry's vehicle. Both vehicles went off the roadway and rolled approximately 70 feet down an embankment.

Clayton Perry was transported via ground ambulance to Madison Memorial in Rexburg. Clayton's passenger, David Perry, 57, of Sugar City, was transported to Madison Memorial via air ambulance. Clayton and David were then transported from Madison Memorial to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls via ground ambulance and air ambulance, respectively.

Trummell was wearing a seatbelt. Neither of the occupants in Perry's vehicle were wearing seatbelts.

Both lanes of travel were blocked until approximately 3:14 p.m. The westbound lane of travel remained blocked until approximately 4:46 p.m.

The Idaho State Police were assisted by the Fremont County Sheriff's Office, the Idaho Transportation Department, and Ashton City Ambulance.

The Idaho State Police encourages all drivers to pull over or have another driver take over when they begin to feel drowsy while driving.


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**Final Update**Two Vehicle Fatality Crash on Highway 25 west of Paul.

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For Immediate Release: 8/1/2017 - 6:20 p.m.
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***Final Update***

On Tuesday, August 1, 2017, at approximately 10:39 a.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a two vehicle fatality crash on State Highway 25 and 1150 West, in Minidoka County, Idaho.

Alejandra Rangel Calderon, 26, of Burley, Idaho, was driving southbound on 1150 West in a 2005 Mercury Mountaineer. While turning onto Highway 25, Rangel Calderon was struck by Donna F. Wilkins, 85, of Paul, Idaho. Wilkins was driving a 2010 Buick Lucerne.

Rangel Calderon and her passenger's, three juveniles, were transported by ground ambulance to Cassia Regional Medical Center. Wilkins was transported by ground ambulance to Minidoka Memorial Hospital in Rupert. Wilkins' passenger, Arland H. Wilkins, 95, of Paul, succumbed to his injuries on scene. Next of kin has been notified.

All occupants, except Rangel Calderon, were wearing seatbelts. Both lanes on Highway 25 were blocked for approximately four hours.

This crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.

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The crash scene has been cleared and both lanes of Highway 25 have reopened to normal traffic. Details of the crash are still being investigated and will be released when they are available.



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Idaho State Police and the Minidoka County Sheriff's Office are currently investigating a two vehicle crash on State Highway 25 near milepost 40, about 5 miles west of Paul. Both lanes of the highway are currently blocked.

More information will be released when it is available.

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**Update** Lanes open - Crash on Highway 25 west of Paul blocking traffic.

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For Immediate Release: 8/1/2017 - 3:00 p.m.
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***UPDATE***

The crash scene has been cleared and both lanes of Highway 25 have reopened to normal traffic. Details of the crash are still being investigated and will be released when they are available.



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Idaho State Police and the Minidoka County Sheriff's Office are currently investigating a two vehicle crash on State Highway 25 near milepost 40, about 5 miles west of Paul. Both lanes of the highway are currently blocked.

More information will be released when it is available.

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Crash on Highway 25 west of Paul blocking traffic.

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For Immediate Release: 8/1/2017 - 11:40 a.m.
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Idaho State Police and the Minidoka County Sheriff's Office are currently investigating a two vehicle crash on State Highway 25 near milepost 40, about 5 miles west of Paul. Both lanes of the highway are currently blocked.

More information will be released when it is available.

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Monday, July 31, 2017

Injury Crash Near Caldwell

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For Immediate Release: 08/01/2017 12:51 am
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On Monday, July 31, 2017, at 6:53 pm, Idaho State Police investigated an injury crash westbound on I84 at mile marker 29, near Caldwell, ID.

A juvenile was driving westbound in a 1995 Saturn SC. The juvenile drove off the left shoulder and rolled into the median.

The juvenile was transported by ground ambulance to St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise, ID.

The lanes westbound were blocked for approximately 30 minutes.


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Fatality Crash US20 East of Mountain Home

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For Immediate Release: 08/01/17 12:28 a.m.
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On Monday, July 31, 2017, at approximately 7:26 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a single-vehicle fatality crash on US20 near milepost 119, in Elmore County.

Jennifer R. Baker Lemley, 31, of Hailey, ID was driving eastbound on US20 in a 2014 Jeep Compass. Baker Lemley drove off the right shoulder and the vehicle rolled. Baker Lemley succumbed to her injuries at the scene. Next of kin has been notified.

Baker Lemley was not wearing a seatbelt.

The eastbound lane of travel was blocked for approximately three hours.

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Final Update - Injury Crash near Gowen

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For Immediate Release: 07/31/17 11:58 p.m.
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****Final Update***

The lanes have been re-opened.

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On Monday, July 31, 2017, at approximately 5:19 p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a single-vehicle rollover crash eastbound Interstate 84 at milepost 57, at Gowen Road.

Bonnie Burns, age 67, of Homedale, ID, was traveling eastbound in a 2003 Ford F250 pickup pulling a trailer, when the trailer began to swerve. Burns lost control, rolled her vehicle, and came to rest on the median side of Interstate 84. Burns and her juvenile passenger were transported by ground ambulance to St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise, ID.

Burns and her passenger were wearing seatbelts. The left lane of travel is still partially blocked at this time as debris is removed from the crash scene. The crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.

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The left lane of eastbound Interstate 84 is still partially blocked at this time while the tow company removes debris from the area. More information will be released as it becomes available.

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The Idaho State Police is currently working a crash eastbound on Interstate 84 near milepost 57, Gowen Road. Two lanes are currently blocked.

More information will be released as it becomes available.

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2nd Update - Injury Crash near Gowen

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For Immediate Release: 07/31/17 09:28 p.m.
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*****2nd Update*****

On Monday, July 31, 2017, at approximately 5:19 p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a single-vehicle rollover crash eastbound Interstate 84 at milepost 57, at Gowen Road.

Bonnie Burns, age 67, of Homedale, ID, was traveling eastbound in a 2003 Ford F250 pickup pulling a trailer, when the trailer began to swerve. Burns lost control, rolled her vehicle, and came to rest on the median side of Interstate 84. Burns and her juvenile passenger were transported by ground ambulance to St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise, ID.

Burns and her passenger were wearing seatbelts. The left lane of travel is still partially blocked at this time as debris is removed from the crash scene. The crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.

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*****Update*****

The left lane of eastbound Interstate 84 is still partially blocked at this time while the tow company removes debris from the area. More information will be released as it becomes available.

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*****End of Update*****

The Idaho State Police is currently working a crash eastbound on Interstate 84 near milepost 57, Gowen Road. Two lanes are currently blocked.

More information will be released as it becomes available.

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Update - Injury Crash near Gowen

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District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian 83642
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For Immediate Release: 07/31/17 07:48 p.m.
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*****Update*****

The left lane of eastbound Interstate 84 is still partially blocked at this time while the tow company removes debris from the area. More information will be released as it becomes available.

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*****End of Update*****

The Idaho State Police is currently working a crash eastbound on Interstate 84 near milepost 57, Gowen Road. Two lanes are currently blocked.

More information will be released as it becomes available.

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Injury Crash near Gowen

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District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian 83642
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For Immediate Release: 07/31/17 05:27 p.m.
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The Idaho State Police is currently working a crash eastbound on Interstate 84 near milepost 57, Gowen Road. Two lanes are currently blocked.

More information will be released as it becomes available.

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Crash on US30 Blocking Traffic

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For Immediate Release: 07/31/2017 9:23 a.m.
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Idaho State Police is currently investigating a crash eastbound on US30 near milepost 243, west of Burley.

Only one lane is open at this time, motorists can expect delays.


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Fatal crash Forest Service Road 209

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For Immediate Release: 07/30/2017 7:03 pm
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On July 30, 2017 at 7:03 pm a fatal crash occurred on Forest Service road 209 at milepost 2. A 2004 GMC Envoy driven by Duane A Zwiers (age 27 of Coeur d'Alene/seatbelt yes) failed to negotiate a left curve causing the vehicle to go over an approximate 20 ft embankment, striking a tree. Passenger Rebecca J Zwiers (age 23 of Coeur d'Alene /seatbelt yes) was pronounced deceased at the crash scene. Investigation continues by the Idaho State Police

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Sunday, July 30, 2017

Injury Crash Near Idaho Falls

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

For Immediate Release: 7/30/2017 8:00 p.m.
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On Sunday, July 30, 2017, at approximately 3:52 p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a three vehicle injury crash on southbound Interstate 15 at milepost 112, near Idaho Falls.

Garrett K. Pedersen, 19, of Bakersfield, California, in a 2017 Subaru sedan, was stopped for the merge of the construction zone at milepost 112.

Joshua J. Beagle, 26, of Sidney, Montana, driving a 2014 Ram 2500 pickup, was stopped behind Pedersen.

Hannah J. Ellsworth, 19, of Long Beach, Washington, driving a 2005 Toyota Corolla, failed to stop and rear-ended the Ram pickup. Ellsworth, and her passenger's Hailee H Pritchett, 21, of Shelton, Washington and Jeffrey C. Byous, 65, of Garden City, Idaho were all transported by ground ambulance to the Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center.

Seatbelts were worn by all occupants in all vehicles. The right lane was blocked for approximately one and a half hours. This crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.

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Fatality Crash on I84 near Milepost 16, in Payette County

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For Immediate Release: 7/30/2017 5:05 a.m.

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On Saturday, July 29, 2017, at approximately 3:47 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a single-vehicle fatality crash on I84 near milepost 16, in Payette County.

Edward T. Lujan, 67, of Worland, WY was driving eastbound on I84 in a 2001 Ford pickup. Lujan's vehicle experienced a tire failure and Lujan lost control of the vehicle. The vehicle traveled through the median, across the westbound lanes, and through a cement barrier where it rolled coming to rest on its top. Lujan succumbed to his injuries at the scene. Next of kin has been notified.

Lujan's passenger Margaret Rose, 56, of Mount Shasta, CA was transported by ground ambulance to West Valley Medical Center in Caldwell. Lujan and Rose were wearing seatbelts.

The right westbound lane of travel was blocked for approximately three hours.

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Saturday, July 29, 2017

Update Number One: multi-agency law enforcement response to hostile shooter results in shooter's death

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Contact: Tim Marsano, cell (208) 576-2026 - ISP Public Information Officer, representing the Critical Incident Task Force (CITF) conducting this investigation
News release: multi-agency law enforcement response to hostile shooter results in shooter's death

Update Number One:

CITF has notified next-of-kin. The deceased is identified as Dennis W. Robinson, age 48, of Owyhee County.

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A number of law enforcement agencies responded beginning at about 11:30 p.m. last night, July 28, after an individual responded with gunfire as Owyhee County Sheriff's Office deputies performed a welfare check at the individual's home.

The male subject fled in his vehicle, leading deputies on a pursuit into the Owyhee Mountains area. By 1:07 a.m. today, Owyhee County deputies requested assistance from other law enforcement agencies and that request was answered by:
- Nampa PD
- Caldwell PD
- Canyon County Sheriff's Office
- Idaho State Police

The individual stopped driving at approximately 1:07 a.m. today when his vehicle became disabled / wrecked on Hard Trigger Road in Owyhee County. A standoff ensued, and he continued firing intermittently on law enforcement officers before he was shot and killed by law enforcement officers at approximately 6:40 a.m. today.

This in preliminary information, and the investigation is ongoing. More information will be released as it becomes available. However, the CITF does not anticipate having the ability to conduct any on-camera interviews on this matter before Monday.

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Update Number One: multi-agency law enforcement response to hostile shooter results in shooter's death

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News release: multi-agency law enforcement response to hostile shooter results in shooter's death

Update Number One:

CITF has notified next-of-kin. The deceased is identified as Dennis W. Robinson, age 48, of Owyhee County.

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A number of law enforcement agencies responded beginning at about 11:30 p.m. last night, July 28, after an individual responded with gunfire as Owyhee County Sheriff's Office deputies performed a welfare check at the individual's home.

The male subject fled in his vehicle, leading deputies on a pursuit into the Owyhee Mountains area. By 1:07 a.m. today, Owyhee County deputies requested assistance from other law enforcement agencies and that request was answered by:
- Nampa PD
- Caldwell PD
- Canyon County Sheriff's Office
- Idaho State Police

The individual stopped driving at approximately 1:07 a.m. today when his vehicle became disabled / wrecked on Hard Trigger Road in Owyhee County. A standoff ensued, and he continued firing intermittently on law enforcement officers before he was shot and killed by law enforcement officers at approximately 6:40 a.m. today.

This in preliminary information, and the investigation is ongoing. More information will be released as it becomes available. However, the CITF does not anticipate having the ability to conduct any on-camera interviews on this matter before Monday.

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Contact: Tim Marsano, cell (208) 576-2026 - ISP Public Information Officer, representing the Critical Incident Task Force (CITF) conducting this investigation
News release: multi-agency law enforcement response to hostile shooter results in shooter's death

A number of law enforcement agencies responded beginning at about 11:30 p.m. last night, July 28, after an individual responded with gunfire as Owyhee County Sheriff's Office deputies performed a welfare check at the individual's home.

The male subject fled in his vehicle, leading deputies on a pursuit into the Owyhee Mountains area. By 1:07 a.m. today, Owyhee County deputies requested assistance from other law enforcement agencies and that request was answered by:
- Nampa PD
- Caldwell PD
- Canyon County Sheriff's Office
- Idaho State Police

The individual stopped driving at approximately 1:07 a.m. today when his vehicle became disabled / wrecked on Hard Trigger Road in Owyhee County. A standoff ensued, and he continued firing intermittently on law enforcement officers before he was shot and killed by law enforcement officers at approximately 6:40 a.m. today.

This in preliminary information, and the investigation is ongoing. More information will be released as it becomes available. However, the CITF does not anticipate having the ability to conduct any on-camera interviews on this matter before Monday.

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Thursday, July 27, 2017

Fatality Crash North of Wilder

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For Immediate Release: 07/27/17 9:30 p.m
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On Thursday, July 27, 2017, at approximately 4:15 p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle, fatality crash at the intersection of Rodeo Lane and Red Top Road, just north of Wilder.

David Chavez Jr., 20, of Homedale, was driving a 2009 Chevrolet Colorado southbound on Rodeo Lane. Scott Hoskins, 40, of Parma, was driving eastbound on Red Top Road, in a 2014 Toyota Tundra. Chavez Jr. failed to make a full stop at the intersection, and then collided with Hoskins' vehicle.

Chavez Jr., along with two passengers, and Hoskins were transported by ground ambulance to West Valley Medical Center in Caldwell. A third passenger, Jorge Sanchez, 18, of Homedale, succumbed to his injuries at the scene. Notification to next of kin has been made. No occupants in either vehicles were wearing their seatbelt.

The crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.

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Injury Crash on State Highway 46 West of Wendell

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For Immediate Release: 7/27/2017 8:27 p.m.
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On July 27, 2017, at approximately 08:16 a.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle crash on State Highway 46 at milepost 93, near Bob Barton Road, west of Wendell.

Roy Myers, 51, of Martinsville, Illinois, was traveling northbound on State Highway 46 near milepost 93 in a 2012 Ford sedan. It is unknown at this time whether Myers was attempting to enter or exit the driveway of a residence. Myers' vehicle was rear ended by a 2014 GMC pickup, driven by Kenneth Koch, 32, of Twin Falls. Myers' vehicle went off the roadway and overturned on the driver's side. Koch's vehicle came to rest on the shoulder of the roadway.

Myers was transported to St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise via Life Flight. Myers' passenger, Danielle Myers, 29, of Medicine Lake, Montana, was transported via ground ambulance to St. Luke's Magic Valley Medical Center in Twin Falls. Koch was not wearing a seat belt.

This crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.


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Fatal Crash Potlatch Road,Calder

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For Immediate Release: 07/27/2017 5:31 PM
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The Idaho State Police investigated a fatality crash on July 26th, 2017 at 11:02 PM, on Potlatch Road, two miles east of Calder. Fernando A Camayo, 35, of Peru, was driving a John Deer Gator UTV; later towed by Benewah Motors; when he backed it over an embankment. The vehicle and the driver went over the embankment and overturned. Camayo was pronounced deceased at the scene and was transported by Hodges Funeral Home. He was not wearing a seatbelt or a helmet. Next of kin have been notified. The investigation is continuing.

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*D2* Injury Crash US95 MP356, Latah County

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For Immediate Release: <07/27/17 14:45>
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On July 27, 2017 at 11:35 am the Idaho State Police, assisted by Latah County and Moscow Ambulance, investigated a two vehicle crash involving a motorcycle. Tyrell L. Tompkins, 24 years old of Spokane Valley, WA was traveling north on US95 at milepost 356 in a white 2004 Dodge Ram Pickup attempting to make a left hand turn onto Potter Road. Robert D. Keegan Jr, 59 years old of Viola, ID was traveling southbound on his red 2006 Kawasaki motorcycle, came around the corner and swerved to avoid the collision, but was struck by Tompkins. Keegan was wearing his helmet and was transported to Sacred Heart Hospital. The roadway was not blocked. The motorcycle was towed by Brandt Brother Towing.

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Injury Crash Thunder Hill Road and North 3rd St, Lapwaii

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For Immediate Release: 07/27/2017 02:31
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The Idaho State Police investigated a crash that occurred on Thursday, July 27th, 2017 between 1:00 AM and 3:00 AM. A silver 2001 Jeep Cherokee (towed by Bernards) being driven by Shanda Lozon; 18; from Lapwaii was driving the vehicle when she lost control and the vehicle rolled. Neither Lozon or her passenger; Wayne Penney, 18, of Lenore, were wearing a seatbelt, and both were ejected from the vehicle. Both subjects were transported to St Joseph in Lewiston. The road was blocked for three and a half hours. Assisting agencies were the Nez Perce County Sheriff's Office and the Tribal Police Department. The investigation is continuing.

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Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Crash northbound I15 at milepost 118, near Idaho Falls.

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

For Immediate Release: 07/26/2017 3:58 pm
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***Update***********************************

On Wednesday, July 26, 2017, at approximately 11:39 a.m, Idaho State Police investigated a single vehicle crash northbound I15 at milepost 118, near Idaho Falls. Scott Vahsholtz, 31, of Weston was driving a 1997 Freightliner semi. Vahsholtz slowed for heavy traffic and when applying the brakes, the trailer jack-knifed. The truck hit the guardrail on the median side and caught on fire. Vahsholtz was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.

The lane had been blocked for approximately 4.5 hours. Idaho Falls Police Department and Idaho Falls Fire Department assisted with the crash.

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Idaho State Police is investigating a one vehicle semi crash northbound I15 at milepost 118, near Idaho Falls. The southbound lanes are currently open and one lane of the northbound
lanes are open at this time. Will update when further information is obtained.
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crash causing traffic delay EB I84 at MP 196***update

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For Immediate Release: 07/26/2017 2:00 pm
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********update****

The crash scene has been cleared and the lanes are open.

Idaho State Police are investigating a non injury crash on eastbound I84 at mile 196. Traffic is stop and go. Drivers are encouraged to use alternate routes

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Crash blocking one lane northbound I15 at milepost 118, near Idaho Falls

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For Immediate Release: 07/26/2017 1:46 pm
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Idaho State Police is investigating a one vehicle semi crash northbound I15 at milepost 118, near Idaho Falls. The southbound lanes are currently open and one lane of the northbound
lanes are open at this time. Will update when further information is obtained.
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crash causing traffic delay EB I84 at MP 196

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For Immediate Release: 07/26/2017 1:20 pm
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Idaho State Police are investigating a non injury crash on eastbound I84 at mile 196. Traffic is stop and go. Drivers are encouraged to use alternate routes

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Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Fatality Crash In McCall

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For Immediate Release: 7/25/2017 10:05 p.m.
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On Tuesday, July 25, 2017, at approximately 2:40 p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a single vehicle fatality crash in the intersection of Park Street and Mission Street in McCall.

Craig T. Boswell, 56, of McCall, was driving a 2014 Jeep Cherokee, westbound on Park Street when he failed to stop for a stop sign at the intersection for N Mission Street. The vehicle continued through the intersection and collided with a building.

Boswell was not wearing a seatbelt, and was transported by ground ambulance to St. Luke?s Medical Center in McCall where he later passed away.

This crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.

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**Final Update** Crash on US93 Blocking Traffic

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For Immediate Release: 07/25/2017 9:33 p.m.
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*****FINAL UPDATE*****

On Tuesday, July 25, 2017, at approximately 3:28 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle, injury crash southbound on US93 at milepost 57, in Jerome County.

Brenda Naylor, 53, of Twin Falls, was southbound on US93 in a 2017 Subaru Outback. David Meyers, 82, of Sun Valley, was northbound on US93 in a 2010 GMC Acadia. Frances Meyers, 83, of Sun Valley, was a passenger in his vehicle. The Subaru and the GMC collided. The GMC went off the right shoulder. The Subaru came to rest in the lane of travel.

All occupants were wearing their seatbelts. David Meyers was transported to Portneuf Regional Medical Center in Pocatello by air ambulance. Both Frances Meyers and Naylor were transported to St. Luke's Magic Valley in Twin Falls by ground ambulance. The lanes were blocked for approximately two hours and fifteen minutes while crews worked to clear the scene.

Idaho State Police were assisted at the scene by the Jerome County Sheriff's Office. The crash is under investigation by Idaho State Police.

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*****END OF FINAL UPDATE*****

The lanes are no longer blocked.

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**End of Update**

Idaho State Police is currently investigating a crash southbound on US-93 near milepost 58, in Jerome County.

Both northbound and southbound lanes are completely blocked and traffic is being rerouted.


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Update- Crash on US93 Blocking Traffic

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For Immediate Release: 07/25/2017 5:47 p.m.
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**Update**

The lanes are no longer blocked.

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Idaho State Police is currently investigating a crash southbound on US-93 near milepost 58, in Jerome County.

Both northbound and southbound lanes are completely blocked and traffic is being rerouted.


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Crash on US93 Blocking Traffic

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For Immediate Release: 07/25/2017 3:47 p.m.
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Idaho State Police is currently investigating a crash southbound on US-93 near milepost 58, in Jerome County.

Both northbound and southbound lanes are completely blocked and traffic is being rerouted.


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Monday, July 24, 2017

Final *Update* On Crash Blocking I84 at 196.5

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For Immediate Release: 07/24/2017 11:40 p.m.
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***Final Update***

On Monday, July 24, 2017, at 6:23 pm, Idaho State Police investigated an injury crash, eastbound on I84 at mile marker 196.5, east of the Hazelton Exit.

Terence K. Perry, 34, of Normangee, TX, was driving westbound on the eastbound side of I84 in the one-lane construction zone, in a 2000 Peterbilt semi truck pulling a trailer. Thomas J. Drexel, 67, of Tucson, AZ, was also driving westbound in a 2003 Toyota pick-up pulling a camp trailer. Perry struck the rear of the camp trailer, drove through the median, and came to rest on the actual westbound lanes of I84. Michael R. Sobotka, 59, of Jerome, ID, was driving eastbound in a 2005 Kenworth semi truck pulling a trailer. In an attempt to avoid the crash, Sobotka struck the pick-up, lost control, and overturned the Kenworth.

Sobotka, along with two of Drexel's passengers, Shawn J. Volker, 37, of Tucson, AZ and a juvenile, were all transported by ground ambulance to St. Luke's Magic Valley Medical Center in Twin Falls, ID. Perry and Drexel were not transported.

Both lanes of travel were blocked for approximately five hours. The lanes are re-opened.

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Both the westbound and eastbound lanes are blocked. All traffic is being diverted to the frontage roads.

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The crash is blocking eastbound traffic, not westbound as originally stated.


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Idaho State Police is currently responding to a crash westbound I-84 between milepost 196 and 197, west of Burley.
The westbound lanes are completely blocked at this time.


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Update: Crash Blocks State Highway 24 near Shoshone

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For Immediate Release: 07/24/17 9:02 p.m.
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***Update***

On Monday, July 24, 2017, at 4:32 pm, Idaho State Police investigated an injury crash eastbound on SH24 at mile marker 65.5, near Shoshone, ID.

Gerald A. Stowell, 64, of Shoshone, ID, was driving westbound on SH24 in a 2008 Ford F150. Tracy L. Priester, 44, of Twin Falls, ID, was driving eastbound on SH24 in a 1995 Kenworth semi truck pulling a trailer. Stowell made a u-turn and was struck by the semi.

Stowell, his passenger Gerald M. Stowell, 38, of Shoshone, ID, and Priester were all transported by ground ambulance to St. Luke's Magic Valley Medical Center in Twin Falls, ID. Priester was wearing his seatbelt.

Traffic was blocked for approximately two hours. The lanes are re-opened.

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Idaho State Police is investigating a crash on State Highway 24, near milepost 65, east of Shoshone. Both lanes of travel are blocked.

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2nd *Update* On Crash Blocking at 197

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For Immediate Release: 07/24/2017 7:19 p.m.
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***Update 2***

Both the westbound and eastbound lanes are blocked. All traffic is being diverted to the frontage roads.

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The crash is blocking eastbound traffic, not westbound as originally stated.


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Idaho State Police is currently responding to a crash westbound I-84 between milepost 196 and 197, west of Burley.
The westbound lanes are completely blocked at this time.


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Update On Crash Blocking at 197

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For Immediate Release: 07/24/2017 6:25 p.m.
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****Update****

The crash is blocking eastbound traffic, not westbound as originally stated.


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Idaho State Police is currently responding to a crash westbound I-84 between milepost 196 and 197, west of Burley.
The westbound lanes are completely blocked at this time.


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Crash Blocking I-84 Westbound at MP 197

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For Immediate Release: 07/24/2017 6:25 p.m.
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Idaho State Police is currently responding to a crash westbound I-84 between milepost 196 and 197, west of Burley.
The westbound lanes are completely blocked at this time.


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Crash Blocks State Highway 24 near Shoshone

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For Immediate Release: 07/24/17 5:15 p.m.
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Idaho State Police is investigating a crash on State Highway 24, near milepost 65, east of Shoshone. Both lanes of travel are blocked.

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Sunday, July 23, 2017

Injury Crash US94 at milepost 490, north of Sandpoint

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For Immediate Release: 7/23/17 12:21
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The Idaho State Police investigated a crash that occurred on Sunday, July 23, 2017 at 1:21 PM on US95 at milepost 490, north of Sandpoint, ID. Jesse J Uanino, 35, from Hicksville, NY driving a black 2003 Chevy Blazer (passenger: Celesta F Collacci 27) was traveling northbound on US95 at milepost 490. Uanino was slowing for a left turning vehicle when he was rearended by Edgar C Farnham, 77, from Troy, Mt driving a red 2012 Volkswagen Beetle. Uanino was forced left of center and struck Chad T. Blake, 36, from Yakima, WA, (passenger: Jodee L Blake 41) in a 2005 Nissan Maxima. Uanino was not wearing his seatbelt and was life-flighted to Kootenai Health. His passenger, Collacci, was transported to Bonner General Hospital by ambulance. Farnham was transported by ambulance to Kootenai Health. Blake and his passenger, Jodee Blake were transported to Bonner General Hospital by ambulance. US95 was completely blocked for approximately 4.5 hours. Assisting agencies were Bonner County Sheriff's Office, Idaho Transportation Department, Northside Fire Department, South Boundary Fire Department, and Bonner EMS.

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*** Final Update *** Road Closure in Blaine County

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For Immediate Release: 07\23\2017 10:55 p.m.
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**** Final Update ****

On July 23, 2017, at approximately 2:30 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a fatality crash on SH75 near milepost 157.5, at Galena Summit, in Blaine County.

Kimberly R. Hayes, 26, of Boise, was driving northbound on SH75 on a 2009 Honda Shadow motorcycle. Michael A. Jones, 57, of Nampa and his passenger Dana A. Simmons, 54, of Meridian were driving northbound on SH75 on a 2014 Harley Davidson motorcycle. Jason Clark, 46, and his passenger Julie S. K. Clark, 45 both of Meridian were driving northbound on SH75 on a 1999 Harley Davidson motorcycle. Jevon L. Benson, 41, and his passenger Chantelle L. Benson, 35, both of Twin Falls, were driving southbound on SH75 in a 2001 Ford F250 pickup pulling a 1988 Fleetwood Taurus travel trailer.

Hayes failed to negotiate a curve and traveled left of center side swiping Benson's trailer, Jones then struck Hayes and the motorcycles went down. As Clark was attempting to avoid Hayes and Jones he lost control and his motorcycle also went down. Hayes died at the scene. Next of kin have been notified.

Simmons, Jason and Julie Clark were transported via air ambulance to St. Alphonsus Medical Center in Boise. Jones was transported via ground ambulance to St. Luke?s Wood River Medical Center in Ketchum and was later transported via air ambulance to St. Alphonsus Medical Center in Boise.

Hayes, Jones, Jason and Julie Clark were wearing helmets, Simmons was not. Jevon and Chantelle Benson were wearing seatbelts.

The north and southbound lanes were completely blocked for approximately two hours and partially blocked with alternating lanes for three hours.

Idaho State Police was assisted by Blaine County Sheriff's Office, Custer County Sheriff's Office, Idaho Department of Transportation, and Ketchum Fire Department.

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**** Update ****

The northbound and southbound lanes of State Highway 75 are open. More information will be provided when it becomes available.

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**** Update ****

One lane of travel is open. Traffic is being alternated between the northbound and southbound lanes.

3641

***** End of Update *****

The Idaho State Police are investigating a crash on State Highway 75 near milepost 156, in Blaine County. The road is currently closed from milepost 143 to Galena Summit.

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For Immediate Release: 07\23\2017 7:37 pm
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**** Update ****

The northbound and southbound lanes of State Highway 75 are open. More information will be provided when it becomes available.

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One lane of travel is open. Traffic is being alternated between the northbound and southbound lanes.

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The Idaho State Police are investigating a crash on State Highway 75 near milepost 156, in Blaine County. The road is currently closed from milepost 143 to Galena Summit.

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For Immediate Release: 07\23\2017 4:52 pm
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**** Update ****

One lane of travel is open. Traffic is being alternated between the northbound and southbound lanes.

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The Idaho State Police are investigating a crash on State Highway 75 near milepost 156, in Blaine County. The road is currently closed from milepost 143 to Galena Summit.

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Road Closure in Blaine County

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IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE
District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID 83338-5904 (208) 324-6000
Fax (208) 324-7897

For Immediate Release: 07\23\2017 3:20 pm
Please direct questions to the District Office

The Idaho State Police are investigating a crash on State Highway 75 near milepost 156, in Blaine County. The road is currently closed from milepost 143 to Galena Summit. Motorists are encouraged to use alternate routes.


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Saturday, July 22, 2017

Final Update on Double Fatality Crash Near Chester

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

For Immediate Release: 7/22/2017 2:35 a.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

***Final Update***

On Friday, July 21, 2017, at approximately 6:00 p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a double fatality crash on US20 north of Chester.

Jose Alfredo Angulo Demara, 35, of San Francisco, California was driving a 2008 Chevrolet Impala, eastbound on US20. Demara crossed the center line and collided head-on with a 2000 Chevrolet pickup in the westbound lane. Demara was pronounced deceased on scene. His passenger, Elena Howell, 24, of Sacramento, California and a juvenile child were taken by air ambulance to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center.

The driver of the pickup, Janis S. Draper Clark, 72, of Rexburg, was also pronounced deceased on scene. Her passenger, Stanley Clark, 88, of Rexburg, was transported by air ambulance to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center.

All occupants of both vehicles were wearing seatbelts. Both directions of US20 was blocked for approximately 3 hours.

This crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.

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All lanes of US20 are now opened, more information will be released once available.

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Idaho State Police is currently investigating a crash US20 near milepost 354 north of Chester. All lanes on US20 are currently blocked, detours have been set up.

More information will follow as it becomes available.

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