Friday, March 31, 2017

Two Vehicle Fatality Crash in Canyon county

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District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian 83642
(208) 846-7550
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For Immediate Release: 03/31/2017 1:26 a.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Thursday, March 30th, 2017, at approximately 9:49 p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a two vehicle, fatality crash, near the intersection of Homedale Road and Farmway Road, in Canyon County.

Manuel Vera Gonzalez, 32, of Boise, was traveling westbound on Homedale Road in a 2000 Ford Winstar Van, when he failed to stop at a stop sign. Thomas Brase Jr., 56, of Caldwell, was traveling northbound on Farmway road in a 1999 Dodge Ram 3500 pickup, when his vehicle collided with Vera Gonzalez's van.

A juvenile passenger of Vera Gonzalez's vehicle succumbed to their injuries at the scene. Two other juvenile passengers were transported by ground ambulance to St. Alphonsus Medical Center in Boise. It is unknown if seatbelts were worn by the occupants of Vera Gonzalez's vehicle. Brase was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.

The crash is under investigation.