Sunday, April 9, 2017

Final Update :Crash at E 990 S and S 2800 E in Jerome 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: 04/09/2017 1:45 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Sunday, April 9, 2017, at approximately 3:21 a.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle, fatality crash, E 990 S at S 2800 E, on the frontage road in Jerome County, east of the I-84 Hazelton exit.

Armando Cervantes Estrada, 34, of Hazelton, was driving westbound on E 990 S in a 2005 GMC Denali. Omar Ramirez Ortiz was driving eastbound in a 2007 Chevrolet pickup. The GMC crossed the center line and collided with the Chevrolet.

Neither driver was wearing a seatbelt. Cervantes Estrada was transported via ground ambulance to St. Lukes Magic Valley in Twin Falls. Ramirez Ortiz succumbed to his injuries at the scene of the crash. Notification has been made to next of kin.

Both lanes of the frontage road were blocked for approximately three and a half hours while crews worked to clear the scene.



Prior release:

Idaho State Police is investigating a crash at the intersection of E 990 S and S 2800 E in Jerome County.

More information will be relayed when it becomes available.